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Cylinder seal

Period:
Early Dynastic IIIb
Date:
ca. 2500–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 4.2 x Diam. 2.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Walter Hauser, 1955
Accession Number:
55.65.7
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1955, gift of Walter Hauser, New York.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Imai, Ayako. 1983. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 122.
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