Stamp seal scaraboid and modern impression: roaring lion; winged beetle above, falcons and shn sign below

Period: Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography: Levant or Syria
Medium: Carnelian
Dimensions: Seal Face; 204 x 1.55 cm Height: 0.83 cm String Hole: 0.25 cm
Classification: Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line: Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number: 41.160.167

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