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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.256.261
Title
Gable stamp seal with bulls' heads
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
5th-4th millennium BCE
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Anatolian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288405
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Steatite or chlorite
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
2.8 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 x 1/4 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
1992.256.261
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Curved motif may be bulls' heads, with a hatched line below.

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