Stamp Seal


From: Iran | Tehran

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 66-22-72
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Tehran
Period Prehistoric
Section Near Eastern
Materials Stone

Made of green conglomerate with brown inclusions. Roughly hemispherical; pierced parallel to flat side which carries deeply incised design, three animals placed one above the other, with triangular headed snake to their rear. Bottom two animals are deer or antelope with raised bump in the curve of their horns and their head downs. Topa running dog, tail curved over his back.

Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1966

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