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Stamp seal: ANE.247.1982

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A domed stamp seal, probably from southern Mesopotamia or Arabia. The reverse shows a feline and a horned quadruped (perhaps an oryx).

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.016 m
Length: 0.042 m
Width: 0.042 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute, the trustees of the


Circa -5000 BC - 3201 -3201 BC

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.247.1982
Primary reference Number: 89220
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.247.1982
Othernumber: A4644
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 24 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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