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Stamp seal: ANE.46.1907

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Current Location: Gallery 23

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Description

A domed seal showing a winged bull with a human head. The wings are incurved and the head is male and bearded. The inscription reads, “reliance on god.”

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.016 m
Length: 0.015 m
Width: 0.018 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1904) by Lawson, A. J.

Dating

Sassanian
Circa 250 - 260

School or Style

Sassanian

Materials used in production

Porphyry

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.46.1907
Primary reference Number: 88861
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.46.1907
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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