Container With It’s Seal


Seals were used for securing any receptacle in which the owner wanted to conceal something. This is a stone container, covered with a coating of clay, which was then stamped with seals.

  • Excavated from: Tell Sabi Abyad

  • Date: 5200 BC

  • Material: Stone and clay

  • Item Dimensions: 13.5 x 7 x 4 cm (container)/11.5 x 9 x 5 cm

  • Archaeological Mission:

  • National Museum Of Damascus (2011) – (SAB 591-55 and 1557)

Excavation Site Location

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  • Dam 071/ 227 slc

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