Stamp seal

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .18 x .10 mm.

Accession Number

36.181

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Rectangular stamp seal, perforated lengthwise. One corner chipped off. Burnt limestone. Two animals are arranged feet to feet, facing in opposite directions.

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