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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1952.71.54
Title
Button Seal with Humped Bovine (Zebu) Walking Left; Letter “I” at left, Letter “E” at Right; Pahlavi Inscription.
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
300-700 CE
Period
Sasanian period
Culture
Sasanian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288457
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Banded agate
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
actual: 1.9 x 2 x 1.4 cm (3/4 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins
Accession Year
1952
Object Number
1952.71.54
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011

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