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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Chalcedony, brown
Dimensions:
0.51 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederic Newlin Price, 1959
Accession Number:
59.209.16
Not on view
Formerly collection of Arthur B. Davies (until d. 1928); 1928–1959, Frederic Newlin Price (Ferargil Galleries, New York) who handled the Estate of Arthur B. Davies; acquired by the Museum in 1959, gift of Frederic Newlin Price, New York.
Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 101, p. 29.
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