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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.63
Title
Stamp Seal in the Form of a Couchant Animal: Drilled Dots
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
3400-3100 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Jemdet Nasr (Mesopotamia)
Period
Jemdet Nasr period
Culture
Mesopotamian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287374
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Agate
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
L: 2.6cm; W: 1.7cm; H: 0.9cm
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of G. Max Bernheimer
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.63
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Shaped as a couchant bull or goat; the underside surface is drilled with dots in indeterminate pattern.

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