Cylinder Seal

Phoenician

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Stone

Overall: 11/16 × 9/16 in. (1.7 × 1.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.2.526

Geography

Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, West Asia, Asia

Object Name

Written Communication: Seal

Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.2, The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Jason Herrmann, Spring 2013

Provenance

Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

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