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Scaraboid seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 8th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Black steatite
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.87 x 1.48 cm Height: 0.89 cm String Hole: 0.35 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1899
Accession Number:
99.22.40
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1899, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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