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Stamp Seal with a Lion
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Stamp Seal with a Lion


Description Provenance Credit
Description This stamp seal depicts a lion standing in profile to the left. A string of letters runs around the edge of the image.
Provenance Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Creators
Period
226-651 (Sasanian)
Medium
translucent brown stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.762
Measurements
L of bezel: 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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