Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Triangular label impressed with stamp seal: for grain loan

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
5.3 x 3.4 x 1.9 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Clay-Tablets-Inscribed-Seal Impressions
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.117.28
Not on view
1953, 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.

“The Book and the Spade (Biblical Archaeological Exhibition).” University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, April 13, 1975–May 4, 1975.

"Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 2014–January 4, 2015.

Wiseman, Donald J. 1953. "The Nimrud Tablets, 1953." Iraq 15, p. 146

Parker, Barbara. 1955. "Excavations at Nimrud, 1949-1953: Seals and Seal Impressions." Iraq 17, p. 120, pl. XXVI:3.

Mallowan, M.E.L. 1966. Nimrud and its Remains Vol. I. London: Collins, fig. 134.

Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 13, fig. 3.

Spar, Ira, and Eva von Dassow. 2000. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume III: Private Archive Texts from the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 2, pp. 8-10, pls. 2, 122.
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