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Conoid stamp seal (Impression 3/91)

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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.

Details

  • Title: Conoid stamp seal (Impression 3/91)
  • 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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