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Scaraboid seal with peaked back

Period:
Neo-Babylonian (?)
Date:
ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Babylonian (?)
Medium:
Sard, red
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.38 cm
Height: 1.27 cm
String Hole: 0.34-0.45 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.27
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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