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Ovoid seal

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria or southeastern Anatolia
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 4.57 x 4.10 cm Height: 1.14 cm String Hole: .6 x 0.4
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. K. L. Parker, 1967
Accession Number:
67.175
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1967, gift of K. L. Parker, Cornwall Bridge, CT.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1968. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 27 (2), Ninety-Eighth Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Fiscal Year 1967-1968 (Oct., 1968), p. 76.
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