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Sassanian Garnet Stamp Seal

Sassanian Garnet Stamp Seal

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Size: 0.33 grams

Materials: Garnet

Date: Sassanian, 3rd - 7th Century AD 

Provenance: Acquired from a Canadian Collector.

Stamp seals are small, engraved gemstones that were popular as decorative pieces and personal seals. Intaglios were typically made of semi-precious stones, such as carnelian, agate, and jasper, and were often used to seal letters and documents with the owner's personal emblem.

This oval-shaped Sassanian garnet intaglio features a figure with a staff. 

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