Lozenges outlined by oblique bands

black serpentine
Overall: 1 9/16 × 3/4 in. (4 × 1.9 cm)
Morgan Seal 36
Provenance: 
Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
Notes: 

"Evidence of the wide distribution of Jamdat Nasr seals is furnished by the discovery of an almost identical seal--perhaps from the same seal cutter's workshop--at Alisar in Anatolia (H.H. von der Osten, The Alishar Hu[umluat]y[umlaut]: Seasons of 1930-1932 [Oriental Institute Publications, vol. XXVIII, Chicago, 1937], pt. I, fig. 186e455)." Porada, CANES, p. 7

Summary: 

Lozenges outlined by oblique bands formed of parallel lines, drillings in lozenges and within bands

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