|Artifact Identification||Stamp Seal (1900.53.0089A)|
|Period/Date||Neo-Assyrian/Neo-Babylonian, 700–540 BC|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||2.5 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||1.8 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.5 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Moderate Olive Brown (2.5Y 4/2) -ns|
Rogers: A yellow colored stamp seal, the smallest of the Acaemenid Group. Shoulders, head, and beard of the priest are made in drill work. The altar with its unusual standards is the most interesting part of the seal. Porada: A worshipper before an altar supporting a plant, a crescent on a staff? (spade?), and a dog.
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 Unpublished ms., ca. 1950.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.