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Gable seal

Late Uruk
ca. 3500–3100 B.C.
Mesopotamia or Syria
Chlorite or steatite, black
Seal Face: 2.45 x 2.85 cm Height: 0.84 cm String Hole: 0.4 cm
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
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, p. 217, no. 25.
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