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Scarab seal

Iron Age I
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Northern Syria or southeastern Anatolia
Hematite, black
Seal Face: 2.0 x 1.57 cm Height: 0.89 cm String Hole: 0.3 cm
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1956, purchased from Mathias Komor, New York.
Boardman, John and Roger Moorey. 1986. "The Yunus Cemetery Group: Haematite Scarabs." Insight Through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada, edited by Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati. Malibu: Undena, p. 37, no. 5, pl. 14.
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