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Bread Seal

Object Name:
Seal
Date:
10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
D. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Wt. 2.6 oz. (73.7 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.138.3
Not on view
[ Kirkor Minassian, New York, until 1927; sold to MMA]
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