Sassanian agate seal 13SH2A1
White agate conical seal-bead depicting a stylized jumping lion (?).
Found in Afghanistan.
Sassanid empire (AD 224-642).
Read The Art of the Sassanian and on Sassanian Seals from the Collection of the Late Edward Gans, at UC Berkeley here.
Diameter: 18 mm x 19 mm high.
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