Seal with impression

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
Medium
Mineral
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2.1 x 2.2 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
F2020.2.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

Keywords
Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance

From 1943-45 to 1981
Private collection, purchased from an antique dealer in Tehran, Iran between 1943 and 1945. [1]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of art, gift of an anonymous donor. [2]

Notes:

[1] According to donor, it was purchased in 1943-45 from an antique dealer in Tehran.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Joseph M. Upton died 1981

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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