Stamp Seal


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iran | Hasanlu

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 71-23-188
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iran | Hasanlu
Archaeology Area Z31(2)P6/5A
Period Hasanlu Period IV
Date Made 1000-800 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Frit

From Marcus Publication: "Purplish grey composite material. Seal design: An insect with six legs (one now damaged by chip), each bent up at the middle joint and ending in three or four radiating lines, indicating toes. The body is filled in with a chevron pattern and ends with a short straight tail. Ten (?) dots are irregularly spaced along the edge."

Credit Line The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1971
Other Number HAS70-18 - Field No SF

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