Stamp seal or amulet

Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric Susa, Susa I
about 4000 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 26 Diameter base x 20.5 Diameter top x 16 h. mm

Accession Number

65.1581

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

One cantral and six radiating drill holes forming rosette pattern. Body of stamp seal also pierced thru lengthwise twice along diameter.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.
(Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer