Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Findspot: Iran, Istakhr

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .016 D. .013

Accession Number

45.955

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Cylinder seal, pierced. Incised designs. Broken and part missing. Bottom of human figure wearing a long garment with typical Achaemenid-style folds.

Provenance

From Istakhr. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition