Stamp Seal or Weight

1900.53.0094A

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Stamp Seal or Weight   (1900.53.0094A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Personal Identification
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Neo-Assyrian/Neo-Babylonian, 700–540 BCE
Culture Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 2.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 1.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.4 cm
Weight 9 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Chalcedony
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Drilling
Munsell Color Information Light Olive Brown (2.5Y 5/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

No Rogers Porada: A winged figure (goddess?) with a star above it.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

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 Unpublished ms., ca. 1950.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.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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