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Rectangular plaque seal

Period:
Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 2.08 x 1.85 cm Height: 0.6 cm String Hole: 0.2 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1893
Accession Number:
93.17.115
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1893, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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