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The bottom of this oval stamp seal is engraved with indistinct characters. The top is rounded and plain.

Provenance

By 1872: General di Cesnola collection; 1872: purchased by the MFA from General di Cesnola.* (Accession Date: May 15, 1872) *Total price for 72.1-72.473: $3316.18

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Hittite, Hittite, 1650–1200 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.309

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals