Stamp seal

Historical period(s)
Late 8th – 6th century BCE or later
Medium
Chalcedony
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.4 x 2 x 2.9 cm (9/16 x 13/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Accession Number
FSC-X-10.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

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

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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