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Compartmented stamp seal

Period:
Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Bactria-Margiana
Culture:
Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
0.18 in. (0.46 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.96.28
Not on view
From 1986, on loan to the Museum by Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York (L.1986.47.28); acquired by the Museum in 1987, 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.

Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 38, p. 61.

Baghestani, Susanne. 1997. Metallene Compartimentsiegel aus Ost-Iran, Zentralasien und Nord-China. Archäologie in Iran and Turan, Bd. 1. Rahden/Westf.: Leidorf, no. 586, pp. 135, 358, fig. 112, pl. 6.
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