Seal

2006bf8219 jpg l

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Acquired in 1948 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
date_text
2nd century BC- 2nd century (made)
descriptive_line
Chalcedony seal, Gandhara, Pakistan,North-west of the Indian subcontinent, 2nd century B.C- 2nd century A.D
dimensions
Length: 1/2 in
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
This seal is engraved with a griffin. This motif, which derives from Greek and Roman imagery, here shows an Iranian influence carried into the subcontinent by Iranian Buddhism.
historical_significance
history_note
id
24886
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:02:41.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:02:41.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
materials_techniques
opal greenish grey Chalcedony
museum_number
IS.32-1948
museum_number_token
is321948
object_number
O24848
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Opal seal engraved with a mythical beast
place
primary_image_id
2006BF8219
production_note
Gandhara Pakistan, North-west of the Indian subcontinent,
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
seal-sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Seal
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
-200