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Cylinder seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
0.94 in. (2.39 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.27.16
Not on view
1956, 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 1957, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
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