Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hemispheroid seal

Period:
Ubaid–Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
5th–4th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria, Mesopotamia or western Iran
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.9 cm Height: 1.11 cm String Hole: 0.3 x 0.4 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.21
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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