Seal with impression

citation

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
Medium
Mineral
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2.1 x 2.2 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Accession Number
FSC-X-10.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

Keywords
Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)
Provenance

From 1943-45 to 1981
Private collection, purchased from an antique dealer in Tehran, Iran between 1943 and 1945. [1]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of art, gift of an anonymous donor. [2]

Notes:

[1] According to donor, it was purchased in 1943-45 from an antique dealer in Tehran.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Joseph M. Upton

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum