Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Drilled oval hemispheroid seal

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3500–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Khafajah
Medium:
Stone, gray white
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 3.53 x 3.72 cm Height: 1.58 cm String Hole: 4.5-5.5 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
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
Accession Number:
51.25.17
Not on view
1930-32, 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.
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