Conoid stamp seal (Old photography)


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Persian royal hero holding two winged and horned lions of Achaemenid type by their necks; groundline. The face of the seal is convex.


  • Title: Conoid stamp seal (Old photography)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 5th century B.C.
  • Location Created: Persia
  • Physical Dimensions: 2.5 × 2.5 cm (1 × 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Stamp
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Blue chalcedony
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 81.AN.76.205
  • Culture: Near Eastern, Achaemenid (Persian)
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Implements (Object Genre)

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