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Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (.1): 1.4 x 5.6 cm (9/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Afghanistan
Date:
ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium BCE
Description:
Coiled snake stamp seal.
Provenance:
From prior to 1973 to 1999
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland, acquired by Dr. Leonard Gorelick before 1973. [1]
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland. [2]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
Topic:
snake  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
stamp seal  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
Accession Number:
F1999.6.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
The Ancient Near East Seal Collection
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/ye39c4cd074-2341-4f98-b897-ec645632c3a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1999.6.46