Stamp seal

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Former owner
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
Provenance
From prior to 1973 to 1999
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland, acquired by Dr. Leonard Gorelick before 1973. [1]
From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland. [2]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.
[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
Topic
lion
Achaemenid period (ca. 550 - 331 BCE)
Iran
king
Ancient Near Eastern Art
WWII-era provenance
stamp seal
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
Medium
Carnelian
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1.6 × 1.3 × 1.9 cm (5/8 × 1/2 × 3/4 in)
Related Online Resources
Ancient Near Eastern Seals
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Iran
ca. 500 BCE
Period
Achaemenid
Type
Tool and Equipment
Accession Number
F1999.6.38