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Stamp Seal with a Lamassu
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Stamp Seal with a Lamassu


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This stamp seal depicts a lamassu, a winged bull with a human head, carved in intaglio.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/20/1981Treatmentexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Creator
Period
226-700 CE (Sasanian)
Medium
carnelian
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1121
Measurements
Overall: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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