|Artifact Identification||Stamp Seal (1900.53.0034A)|
|Period/Date||Sassanian, 224 – 636 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||2.6 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Height)||2.1 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Width)||1.19 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||Length = widest point between the 2 sides of the ring Height = from face of ring to the bottom of sides Width = from the left of figures (oriented right-side-up) on face to the right of them|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Dark Yellowish Brown (10YR 3/4) -ns|
Rogers: A brown signet ring bearing an inscription. A god and a woman figure are engraved on the seal, holding some object between them. Porada: Bearded male and a female crossing each others hands. The female holds a flower. An inscription around the bezel forms a border.
Porada, Edith. "Concordance of Seals in the Oriental Museum, UIUC." Unpublished ms., ca. 1950. Rogers, Frances. Babylonian Seal Cylinders as a Historical Source, UIUC Master's Thesis, 1929.