Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
2900–2334 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .18 x .12 mm.

Accession Number

34.1455

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Gable-shaped stamp seal, perforated at the top and with a rectangular base - one corner chipped off. Grayish brown. The head of a bearded bull-man.

Provenance

By 1934: R. S. Cooke Collection, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Cooke.*
(Accession date: December 6, 1934)

*Seventeen seals, numbered 34.1440-34.1456 were purchased as a group for $6000.

Credit Line

Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund