Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cylinder seal

Period:
Old Babylonian
Date:
ca. 19th–16th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Limonite
Dimensions:
0.89 in. (2.26 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.321
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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