Seal

A stamp seal made of jasper depicting a recumbent Zebu (humped cattle). there is a Cufic inscription on the back, explaining that the seal belonged to ‘Al Hussain, son of Yusuf, who trusts in God’.

The seal was part of the collection of Lt Col LAD Montague, who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
5/1946/722
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collector Excavator
Montague, Lieutenant Colonel Leopold Agar Denys (from the collection of)
Material
jasper | | | |
Common Name
seal
Simple Name
seal
Production Town

Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
400
Production Year High
600

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stamp seal