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Oval stamp seal. Bust of a Sasanian king, profile to right (in impression), wearing tiara, necklace and earrings. Around edge an inscription. In modern setting. S.L. 18.

Provenance

By 1898: Edward Perry Warren Collection; 1898: purchased by the MFA from E.P. Warren. (Accession date: Jan-01-1898)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 226–651

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.4 x 1.7 cm (15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.710

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals