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Loop-handled circular seal

Period:
Halaf–Ubaid
Date:
5th–4th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria, Mesopotamia or western Iran
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal Face: Diameter: 1.81 cm Height: 0.9 String Hole: 0.3 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.192.20
Not on view
By 1983, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1985, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 116 (July 1, 1985 - June 30, 1986), p. 16.
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