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Cylinder seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 9th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
1.06 in. (2.69 cm)
Classification:
Faience-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.81.48
Not on view
1928-1933, acquired or acquired by Ernst Herzfeld at Harsin, Iran; collection of Ernst Herzfeld (until d. 1948); acquired by the Museum in 1956, purchased from Mrs. Charlotte M. Bradford, sister of E. Herzfeld, Princeton, NJ.
Herzfeld, Ernst. 1928-1946. "Inventory of Prehistoric Objects (N-92)." In The Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Freer Archives, Series 3: Notebooks, , http://collections.si.edu/search/slideshow_embedded?xml=%22http://sirismm.si.edu/sackler/dams_viewer/viewer_363708.xml%22
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