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Low hemispheroid seal

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3600–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 2.18 x 2.12 cm Height: 1.0 cm String Hole: 0.4 x 0.5 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.24
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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