Stamp seal

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


Dimensions

.33 x .31 x .14 mm.

Accession Number

36.179

Medium or Technique

Yellowish limestone

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Stamp seal with domed back, perforated lengthwise, and flat, nearly circular base. Four quadrupeds forming a swastika-like design.

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