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Scarab seal in copper mount

Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
ca. 8th century B.C.
Levant or Syria
Steatite, white; copper alloy mount
Seal Face: 1.78 x 1.25 cm with mount Height: 1.68 cm
Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1984
Accession Number:
Not on view
By 1983, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1984, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 115 (Jul. 1,1984 - Jun. 30, 1985), p. 20.
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