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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Jasper, bloodstone
Dimensions:
0.43 x 0.55 in. (1.09 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.258
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 178, p. 37.
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