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Gem

Seal (Object)

Object Number:29-128-1421
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Inscription
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1421 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Oriental Agate. A Sassanian seal, with inscription in Pehlevi. Sassanian, Persian, and Assyrian Seals, Case ZZZZ.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 765, no. 1421, pl. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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