Keywords: Sasanian Pahlavi script

31 objects
F1993.15.9

Stamp seal

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/F1993.15.9
F1993.18.4

Stamp seal

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Ellipsoid shaped stamp seal with lioness motif facing to the right. The lioness is suckling two small human figures. Pahlavi inscription from 9 o’clock to 4 o’clock.

F1993.15.6

Stamp seal

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Oval shaped stamp seal, bezeled edge, with lion motif striding to the right and a Pahlavi inscription, above.

F1999.6.57

Stamp seal

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F1999.6.56

Stamp seal

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F1999.6.54

Stamp seal depicting a stag

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Dome shaped stamp seal with stag motif, seated to right with streamers. Inscription at 2 o’clock and 7 o’clock. Seals with the motif of a stag have been excavated on sealings or bullae at sites like Takht-e Sulaiman and Qasr Abu Nasr in Iran. The stag was considered a royal animal in Sasanian art and …

F1999.6.51

Stamp seal

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F1993.18.37

Stamp seal

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F1993.18.32

Stamp seal

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F1993.18.23

Stamp seal

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Ellipsoid shaped stamp seal of human hand motif with thumb and forefinger joined, terminating in cuplike base within a pair of ribbons. Above, Pahlavi inscription running from 10 o’clock to 2 o’clock; to the left is a six-pointed star, to right is a crescent moon.