<em>Stamp</em>, 1000-1500. Ceramic, 2 1/8 x 2 x 2 5/8 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ernest E. Erickson, 71.174.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.71.174.14_view2.jpg)


Medium: Ceramic

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Dimensions: 2 1/8 x 2 x 2 5/8 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 6.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 71.174.14

Image: CUR.71.174.14_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Slightly curved, rectangular stamp with hollow, rattle handle and deeply incised geometrical designs of a double-headed creature, possibly a snake or alligator, with two small bird heads on its body. The stamp is rimmed by a double line. Used for transferring designs. Condition: Received July 5, 1962 in "fair" condition. Later note indicates one chipped edge.

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