Artist Sasanian
  • Seal Ring with Zebu Bull and Inscription of Owner's Name and Modern Impression
  • Sasanian Seal (former title)
Date between 300 and 600 CE
Medium Agate
Dimensions Overall: 7/8 × 1/2 × 3/4 inches (2.2 × 1.3 × 1.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 1991.12
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: ywdy dpywr [translated: Joy the scribe]
(Mr. Revel Maghsoudi, Rochester, Michigan, USA);
1991-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)