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Drilled square plaque seal

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3500–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Medium:
Stone, gray pink
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 3.91 x 3.8 cm Height: 0.94 cm String Hole: 0.5 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.34
Not on view
1957-58, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
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