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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 5th–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
0.31 in. (0.79 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.311.19
Not on view
Until 1986, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1986, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 16.

Gorelick, Leonard, and A. John Gwinnett. 1996. "Innovative Methods in the Manufacture of Sasanian Seals." Iran 34, p. 83.
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