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Stamp Seal

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Object Number:B14391
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Gezer
Period: Archaic
Date Made: 1500-1200 BC
Early Date: -1500
Late Date: -1200
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Clark, 1913
Other Number:PBS XIV: 8 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Flat, semi-spherical seal, limestone. Archaic.

PBS XIV: three crouched ibexes fenced within the circle of the seal. One of them has curved horns and the other straight ones. flat round seal, with convex back. grey marble with red streaks, 48 mm. Preserved with others in a box with this note attached: "Found at Gezer, Paliestine, 1912, Lambs. Jerusalem, October 27, 1913, H. Clark." This origin seems very doubtful. Palestine, 1912 (?)

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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