Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Iranian
Bronze Age
2200–1800 B.C.


Place of Origin: North Central Iran / Turkmenistan

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.711

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Bronze openwork stamp seal in the form of an eagle with splayed wings. Suspension ring on back. Some loss of outer edge through corrosion.

Provenance

By 1985: Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, 23 October 1985.
(Accession date: October 23, 1985)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund