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Rectangular plaque seal, engraved on two faces

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3600–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia or Syria or Anatolia (?)
Medium:
Chlorite or steatite, black
Dimensions:
Seal face: a) 3.11 x 2.91 cm b) 2.89 x 3.05 cm
Height: 1.35 cm
String Hole: 0.5 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.57.3
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1968, purchased from Peter Mol, Amsterdam.
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