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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.
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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