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Cylinder seal and modern impression: nude goddess faces a male figure; worshiper

Period:
Old Syrian
Date:
ca. 1820–1730 B.C.
Geography:
Syria
Medium:
Hematite
Dimensions:
H. 1.7 cm x Diam. .9 cm
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.190
Not on view
From 1924, on loan by W. Gedney Beatty to the Museum (L.2364.2); acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
Imai, Ayako. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 149.
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