Seal with impression

Historical period(s)
Sasanian period, 225-650
H x W x D (overall): 2.1 x 2.2 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Tool and Equipment


Iran, Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)

From 1943-45 to 1981
Private collection, purchased from an antique dealer in Tehran, Iran between 1943 and 1945. [1]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of art, gift of an anonymous donor. [2]


[1] According to donor, it was purchased in 1943-45 from an antique dealer in Tehran.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Joseph M. Upton died 1981

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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