- Museum number
Circular light grey glazed steatite stamp seal; base engraved with design of a bull facing right, with single-line inscription in Indus script above; roughly conical grooved button boss on top; hole pierced through base of button bosson; broken one side with section missing.
Diameter: 25 millimetres
Height: 27 millimetres (Impression)
Height: 20 millimetres
Width: 30 millimetres (Impression)
Depth: 5 millimetres (Impression)
- Curator's comments
- The glazed finish was presumably to counter-act the tendency of this soft stone to wear out through regular use.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018, 6 May- 30 June, National Museum, New Delhi, India and the World: A History in Nine Stories
2017-2018, 10 Nov 2017 - 18 Feb 2018, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai, India, India and the World: A History in Nine Stories
2000, Tokyo, 'Indus Valley'
- Incomplete; broken one side with section missing.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number