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Scarab seal

Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
ca. 8th century B.C. (?)
Levant or Syria
Glass, green white
Seal Face; 1.53 x 1.15 cm Height: 0.81 cm
Glass-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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