26 - 27 October 2004
A SASSANIAN BANDED AGATE STAMP SEAL WITH A PEACOCK
4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Standing facing left with large tail, a stylized wreath surround, pierced for suspension; and a Sassanian rock crystal ring stone with a wolf suckling a cub, a Pahlavi(?) inscription above, 5th-6th Century A.D.
¾ in. (2 cm.) diam. and 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long max. respectively (2)
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