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Category(s):

measuring/weighing equipment; seal

Name(s):

duck weight
stamp seal

Date:

circa 950 B.C. 601 B.C.

School/Style:

Neo-Assyrian

Period:

Neo-Assyrian

Description:

duck-shaped stamp seal with a winged genie inscribed on its base. The form is identical to that of Old Babylonian duck-shaped weights.

Material:

chalcedony

Dimension(s):

depth, 0.015, m
length, 0.022, m
width, 0.01, m

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1943; Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Documentation:

Munn-Rankin, J. M.. 1959. Ancient Near Eastern Seals in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. British School of Archaeology in Iraq
Source Title: Iraq 21 (1959) : 20-37

p.32 no.47

Accession:

Object Number: ANE.9.1943
(Antiquities)
(record id: 88897; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2016-12-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/88897





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