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Stamp seal

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Gable-shaped stamp seal, perforated at the top and with a rectangular base - one corner chipped off. Grayish brown. The head of a bearded bull-man.

Provenance

By 1934: R. S. Cooke Collection, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Cooke.* (Accession date: December 6, 1934) *Seventeen seals, numbered 34.1440-34.1456 were purchased as a group for $6000.

Credit Line

Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Dynastic Period, 2900–2334 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .18 x .12 mm.

Accession Number

34.1455

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals