Bulla with stamp seal impression
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Height x diameter: 2.5 x 2.8 cm (1 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Clay bulla with impression of a stamp seal depicting the Persian king spearing a Greek hoplite.
1989: purchased from Eshaph Sakhaei, Newton, Mass. (said to have been found in the treasury, room 33, at Persepolis in the 1930s).
(Accession date: May 22, 1989)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund