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Scaraboid seal

Period:
Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Syria or Anatolia
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.92 x 1.55 cm Height: 0.6 cm String Hole: 0.2 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.38
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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