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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
0.83 in. (2.11 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1962
Accession Number:
62.66.14
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.

Harper, Prudence Oliver. 1965. “The Heavenly Twins.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 23, p. 191, fig. 8.

Ettinghausen, Richard. 1972. From Byzantium to Sasanian Iran and the Islamic World: Three Modes of Artistic Influence. Leiden: Brill, fig. 42.

Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 4, p. 21.
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