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Ridge-handled thin rectangular plaque seal

Period:
Late Ubaid-Mid Gawra
Date:
5th–4th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria or northern Mesopotamia
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal face: 2.5 x 2.6 cm Height: 0.9 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.19
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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