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Scarab seal

Period:
Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
Date:
ca. 6th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Syria
Medium:
Rock crystal
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.61 x 1.22 cm Height: 0.87 cm String Hole: 0.2 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Miss Marian Hunter Wright, 1942
Accession Number:
42.8
Not on view
1897, purchased by Miss Marian Hunter Wright in Egypt; from 1916, on loan by Miss Wright to the Museum (L.1569); acquired by the Museum in 1942, gift of Mrs. William O'Conor, Mrs. Harold Marsh, Mrs. Lynn Kingsbury and Mr. John W. Wright, heirs to the Estate of Miss Marian Hunter Wright.
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