Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
0.87 in. (2.21 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1954
Not on view
1952, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1954, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
“Agatha Christie and Archaeology.” Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal, Canada, December 7, 2015–April 1, 2016.