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Acquired in 1948 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. Arts of India: 1550-1900. text by Rosemary Crill, John Guy, Veronica Murphy, Susan Stronge and Deborah Swallow. London : V&A Publications, 1990. 240 p., ill. ISBN 1851770224,pp.21,no.5.
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
date_text
2nd century BC-2nd century AD (made)
descriptive_line
Bloodstone, North-west of the Indian subcontinent, 2nd century B.C-2nd century A.D
dimensions
Diameter: 1.7 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
South Asia, room 41
historical_context_note
Although this seal is carved with a humped Indian bull, the overall form of the seal resembles those of Iranian origin. It is pierced, probably for setting on a swivel in a pendant or a ring.
historical_significance
history_note
id
24885
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:02:40.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:02:40.000Z
latitude
21.7866
location
South Asia, room 41, case 30
longitude
82.794762
marks
materials
bloodstone
materials_techniques
Bloodstone
museum_number
IS.36-1948
museum_number_token
is361948
object_number
O24847
object_type
Seal
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
place
India
primary_image_id
2006AU7067
production_note
North-west of the Indian subcontinent
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
seal-unknown
sys_updated
2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
-200