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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.256.287
Title
Double-Faced Stamp Seal: Geometric Design
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Stalk-handled stamp seal with two oval faces
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
6000-4000 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Anatolia
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Anatolian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288668
Location
Level 3, Room 3440, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Near Eastern Art in the Service of Kings
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Steatite
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
L: 2.7cm; W: 2.3cm; H: 2.3cm
Provenance
Louise M. and George E. Bates, Camden, ME, (by 1992), gift; to 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
1992.256.287
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Stalk-handled stamp seal with two oval faces on the opposite ends; crisscross design in each face.
Exhibition History

32Q: 3440 Near East, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

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