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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
0.39 in. (0.99 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1962
Accession Number:
62.66.2
Not on view
private collection (until 1962)
Wilkinson, Charles K. 1962. "Near Eastern Art". The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (2), Ninety-Second Annual Report of The Trustees for The Fiscal Year 1961-1962 (Oct., 1962), p. 84.

Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 196, p. 37.
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