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Stamp seal with two lions

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Stamp seal with two rearing affronted lions, their heads turned back. The gold mount is in the form of two duck heads, with finials and loop attachment.

Provenance

By 1966: Donald P. Edgar Collection; 1966: given to the MFA by Donald P. Edgar. (Accession date: January 11, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Donald P. Edgar

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1077

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony with gold mount

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals