Scaraboid stamp seal, a griffin, disk on head, on either side of a stylized tree

Details

  • Title

    Scaraboid stamp seal, a griffin, disk on head, on either side of a stylized tree

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of purchase)
  • Date

    900 BC - 700 BC
  • Material and technique

    altered limestone (now buff to dark-brown)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    2 cm (length)
    1.4 cm (width)
    1 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Reverend G.J. Chester, 1886.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1886.984

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Further reading

Buchanan, Briggs, and P. R. S. Moorey, Catalogue of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in the Ashmolean Museum, iii: The Iron Age Stamp Seals (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988), 288, 44

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