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Cylinder seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Assyrian or Babylonian
Medium:
Chalcedony, milky
Dimensions:
1.69 in. (4.29 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.288
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1974, purchased from Peter Sharrer, Ancient Art Inc., Ridgewood, NJ.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 105 (Jul. 1,1974 - Jun. 30, 1975), p. 42.

Imai, Ayako. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 141.
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