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Stamp seal, bead

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A) Ellipsoid stamp with running hare, B) Yellow and green frit bead, C) Ellipsoid stamp - male bearded figure and inscription, D) Polychrome frit bead.


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)

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William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer

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


Legacy dimension: A) 21 x 13.5 x 18.5 h mm B) 21 x 16 mm C) 19 x 12 x 16.5 h mm D)26 x 23 mm

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The Ancient World