collection of ancient oriental seals in the United States National Museum

by Immanuel M. Casanowicz

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C

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  • Seals (Numismatics) -- Ancient.,
  • Oriental antiquities.

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From Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, v. 69, Art. 4.

StatementI. M. Casanowicz.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL16001320M

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Notes "Two Pages: The seals collection was first published inin the Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in North American Collections: The Collection of the Pierpont Morgan Library. This catalogue and the exhibition in the Museum's Recent Acquisitions gallery acknowledge the generous gift of more than two hundred and fifty seals from the Martin and Sarah Cherkasky collection of stamp and cylinder seals.

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Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Seals are often used on Chinese calligraphy works and Chinese paintings. Owners or collectors of paintings or books will often add their personal or studio seals to pieces they have collected.

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There are more than seal matrices and in the region of seal impressions in the Schoyen collection, 27 available on this website. The collection starts with stamp seal matrices from the 5th and 4th millennium BC, and ends with wax seals on medieval documents and papal lead bullas.

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This volume continues the story of the cylinder seal styles of the second millennium BC beyond Babylonia in this internationally recognized series documenting the British Museum’s cylinder seals collection. Bangkok Half-Day National Museum Tour (From $) In and around Bangkok Private Tour Guide with Custom Experience (From $) Private Guide In and Around Bangkok: Custom Tour (From $) Bangkok Old Town Tuk Tuk Hop-On Hop-Off (From $) Siam Hop - Hop On Hop Off Bus (From $) See all The National Museum Bangkok experiences on 4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

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