Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Iranian
Protoliterate Susa
3500–2700 B.C.


Dimensions

.46 x .19 mm.

Accession Number

36.178

Medium or Technique

Aragonite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Seal with domed back, perforated lengthwise, and flat, nearly circular base. Three quadrupeds.

Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)

*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund