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Hemispheroid seal

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3600–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria, Mesopotamia or southwestern Iran
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2.11-2.13 cm Height: 1.17 cm String Hole: .3 x .4 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1893
Accession Number:
93.17.110
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1893, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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