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Gable seal

Period:
Chalcolithic–Early Bronze Age
Date:
4000–3000 B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria or southeastern Anatolia
Medium:
Chlorite, black
Dimensions:
Seal face: 2.57 x 3.11 cm Height: 0.97 cm String Hole: 0.4 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lester Wolfe, 1983
Accession Number:
1984.175.5
Not on view
Formerly collection of Lester Wolfe, New York (until d. 1983); from 1968, on loan to the Museum by Lester Wolfe (L.68.169.5); acquired by the Museum in 1983, bequest of Lester Wolfe.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (Jul. 1, 1983 - Jun. 30, 1984), p. 19.
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