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Stamp seal with a handle and a hieroglyphic inscription

Period:
Hittite Empire
Date:
ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Geography:
Anatolia
Culture:
Hittite
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter 2.54 cm Height: 1.3 cm
Classification:
Metalwork-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith Aggiman, 1982
Accession Number:
1983.135.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Formerly collection of Edith Aggiman, New York and Paris (until d.1982); acquired by the Museum in 1982, bequest of Edith Aggiman.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 113 (Jul. 1,1982 - Jun. 30, 1983), p. 19.
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