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Sasanian stamp seal. Two confronted couchant moufflons flanking plant. Two stars in field behind moufflons.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965. (Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

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

Dimensions

18 x 22 (ring); 18 x 11.5 (bezel)

Accession Number

65.1420

Medium or Technique

Brown/white onyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals