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Cylinder seal

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Cylinder seal, pierced. Incised designs. Broken and part missing. Bottom of human figure wearing a long garment with typical Achaemenid-style folds.

Provenance

From Istakhr. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Findspot

Istakhr, Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .016 D. .013

Accession Number

45.955

Medium or Technique

Limestone

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals