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Stamp Seal in the Form of a Reclining Calf
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Stamp Seal in the Form of a Reclining Calf


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This stamp seal is carved in the shape of a reclining bull. The base is engraved with a design of five large felines and other scattered animals.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
late 4th-early 3rd millennium BCE (Jamdet Nasr)
Medium
carved marble
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.540
Measurements
1 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in. (3.2 x 3.9 x 1.9 cm)
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