Stamp seal, pear-shaped

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian
A.D. 226–651


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.033 Length:

Accession Number

98.711

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Bust of a king, Hormisdas II. On each side an inscription. S.L. 19.

Provenance

By 1897: Count Michael Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 293 (said to have been found in Asia Minor); 1898: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1898. (Accession date: Jan-01-1898)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund