Ancient Scythian seal 13SH2C2
Cylindrical hematite seal-bead depicting a bull’s head.
Found in the Nimruz province of Afghanistan, formerly Sistan, an ancient kingdom founded by the Sakas, a Scythian tribe of Persian origin.
See this sample from the British Museum and on Sassanian Seals in the Metropolitan Museum here.
Circa first-third century CE.
6.5 x 6.5 x 7 mm thick.
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