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Pyramidal stamping device

Period:
Neolithic–Chalcolithic
Date:
7th–6th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria or northern Mesopotamia
Medium:
Chlorite, black
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 3.58 x 2.65 cm Height: 3.2 cm String Hole: 0.4 to 0.79 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lester Wolfe, 1983
Accession Number:
1984.175.4
Not on view
Formerly collection of Lester Wolfe, New York (until d. 1983); from 1968, on loan to the Museum by Lester Wolfe (L.68.169.4); acquired by the Museum in 1983, bequest of Lester Wolfe.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (Jul. 1, 1983 - Jun. 30, 1984), p. 19.
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