Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Jasper
Dimensions:
0.87 in. (2.21 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.117.21
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.

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