Ancient Scythian seal 13SH2D3
Dome-shaped hematite seal-bead depicting the portrait of a man in profile.
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.
8.5 mm long.
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