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Stamp seal scaraboid and modern impression: roaring lion; winged beetle above, falcons and shn sign below

Period:
Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Syria
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Seal Face; 204 x 1.55 cm Height: 0.83 cm String Hole: 0.25 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.167
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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