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Seals

Copper compartmented seals, Bactria, 3rd/2nd millennia BC.

Copper compartmented seals, Bactria, 3rd/2nd millennia BC.

© Victor Sarianidi

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Material
Metals | Bones | Shell | Stone
Type
Seals
Details
In metal and hardstone, shell, bone and other materials. The commonest of these are 'compartmented seals', usually round, 2 or 3 cm in diameter and bearing images in deep relief of geometric figures, swastikas, birds or animals. Size: 2 or 3 cm in diameter.  |
Red List
Red List of Afghanistan Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Afghanistan
Period
Pre-Islamic