Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite
Hittite
1650–1200 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.309

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

The bottom of this oval stamp seal is engraved with indistinct characters. The top is rounded and plain.

Provenance

By 1872: General di Cesnola collection; 1872: purchased by the MFA from General di Cesnola.*

(Accession Date: May 15, 1872)

*Total price for 72.1-72.473: $3316.18

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription