Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Double convex discoid (bulla) seal engraved on two faces

Period:
Hittite Empire
Date:
ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Geography:
Syria or Anatolia
Culture:
Hittite
Medium:
Red steatite
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2.01-3 cm.; 2.03-4 cm Height: 1.21 cm String Hole: 0.35-.4 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.2
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Hogarth, D.G. 1922. "Engraved Hittite Objects." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 8, pl. XXV, no. 22ab.
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