Button

Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric
5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Tall-i-Bakun, Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .017 D. .031

Accession Number

45.928

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Button, oval. Top divided into four sections with incised vertical and horizontal lines. Hole pierced through shank. Bluish-gray in color.

Provenance

From Tall-i-Bakun, near Persepolis. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. Assigned to the MFA in the division of finds. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition