Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian
A.D. 226–651


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .014 Length: .012 W.

Accession Number

72.835

Medium or Technique

Green jasper with chalcedony, convex intaglio, perforated

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

On lower flat face: two donkeys with backturned heads.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way