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Amulet Seal in the Form of a Bull

Amulet Seal in the Form of a Bull

c. 3250 BC

Limestone with black stone inlaid eyes

Overall: 2.7 x 4.7 x 3.9 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Bequest of Fay Ratner and the Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1981.7

Description

The underside of this figure is incised with two running animals to make a seal; when pressed into a soft material, it leaves an impression.

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