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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 5th–6th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
0.59 x 0.87 in. (1.5 x 2.21 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.259
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
Brunner, Christopher J. 1978. Sasanian stamp seals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 102, p. 29.
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