Near Eastern, Iranian
.58 x .45 x .17 mm.
Medium or Technique
Black limestone with a white limestone vein; fragment of a larger seal
Not On View
Fragment of a large seal with domed back, perforated lengthwise, and flat – originally probably circular – base. Black lime stone with a white lime stone vein. A number of stylized horned animals.
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.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund