Object ID
1996.100.2
Object Name
Wax, Sealing
Object Collection
Date Created
1820 – 1880
Material
bronze
Object Entities
donor, grandfather (owned by)
Zannis, Anthony (is related to)
Zannis, Maria (is related to)
Object Description
Bronze, seal, pendant, instument. There is a triangle that holds a rotating three face design, that was used to leave an imprint in a wax seal.
Origin
Donated by Dr.'s Anthony and Maria Zannis. The wax seal belonged to Anthony's grandfather in Greece during the Ottoman Turk occupation. It was used to during his service of traveling and writing for illiterate Greeks.
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Citation
Wax, Sealing, 1820 – 1880, Dr. Anthony and Maria Zannis Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6580. Accessed 11/23/20.