Cylinder seal and modern impression: two striding goats
Early Dynastic I
ca. 2900–2700 B.C.
Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab
1.12 in. (2.84 cm)
Rogers Fund and Gifts of Lucy W. Drexel, Theodore M. Davis, Helen Miller Gould, Albert Gallatin, Egypt Exploration Fund and Egyptian Research Account, by exchange, 1950
Not on view
1936-37, excavated by the Iraq Expedition of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; ceded to the Oriental Institute in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1950, through an exchange of objects with the Oriental Institute.