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Medium:
Bloodstone
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
224-651
Period:
Sasanian period
Previous custodian or owner:
Anonymous
Provenance:
From 1943-45 to 1980
Private collector, purchased in Iran. [1]
From 1980
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of a private collector. [2]
Notes:
[1] According to the donor, object was purchased in Iran between 1943 and 1945. See note by the donor dated from November 24, 1980, copy in object folder, Collection Management Office.
[2] Object was donated in 1980 to the Freer Study Collection, and later transferred to the Permanent Collection in April 1993. See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
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Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1993.15.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ancient Near Eastern Seals
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a83b52ac-81f2-4b70-80c0-95b659f2a02c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.15.10