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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Agate, brown
Dimensions:
0.59 x 0.83 in. (1.5 x 2.11 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.260
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
Pope, Arthur Upham. 1938. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to Present. London: Oxford University Press, p. 805, fig. 278a.

Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 55, p. 25.
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