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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Chalcedony, yellow
Dimensions:
0.63 x 1.1 in. (1.6 x 2.79 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.106.5
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1936, purchased from Louis Herse, New York.
Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian Stamp Seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 49, p. 25.

Brunner, Christopher J. 1979. “Sasanian Stamp Seals in the Moore Collection: Motive and Meaning in Some Popular Subjects.” Metropolitan Museum Journal 14, p. 47, fig. 17.
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