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Rectangular plaque seal with tubular loop handle

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2350–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Serpentine, dark green
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.53 x 1.76 cm Height: 0.83 cm String Hole: 0.25 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.233
Not on view
From 1924, on loan by W. Gedney Beatty to the Museum (L.2364.28); acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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