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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.256.265
Title
Stamp Seal: Animal Design
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Tabloid stamp seal with horned animal facing right
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
4th Millennium BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Anatolia
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Anatolian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288388
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Dimensions
3.8 x 3.4 x 0.9 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Louise M. and George E. Bates, Camden, ME (by 1971-1992), gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1992.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Louise M. and George E. Bates
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.256.265
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
A horned quadruped with a crescent and the Pleiades in the field over the animal's back.
Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/17/2017 - 01/07/2018

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