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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1981.48
Title
Bead Seal
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Iran
Period
Sasanian period
Culture
Sasanian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/289367
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hematite
Dimensions
1 cm (3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lipson in honor of David Mitten and Arthur Beale
Accession Year
1981
Object Number
1981.48
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Imprint of a bird facing front, head to left, wings outspread. Hole through bead.

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