Summary


Overview

Creator:

Edward D. Balken
Pyne, M. Taylor (Moses Taylor), 1855-1921.
Robert Garrett

Title:

Stone Seals Collection

Dates:

3000BCE-500

Size:

18.0 boxes, 244 pieces

Call number:

C0849

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

Language(s) of material:

Samaritan Aramaic.


Abstract

Consists of 244 stones used in Mesopotamia and adjacent areas of the ancient Near East from prehistoric times to make impressions in clay, particularly seals on clay tablets and their envelopes.