Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bull's hoof stamp seal and modern impression: kneeling winged genius

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Urartu
Culture:
Urartian
Medium:
Copper/bronze alloy
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.42 x 1.2 cm Height: 2.31 cm
Classification:
Metalwork-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.78.3
Not on view
From 1977, on loan to the Museum by Martin Cherkasky, New York (L.1977.51.3); acquired by the Museum in 1980, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.

“Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 10, 1987–January 10, 1988.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 110 (Jul. 1,1979 - Jun. 30, 1980), p. 22.

Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 88, p. 77.
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