From 1977, on loan to the Museum by Martin Cherkasky, New York (L.1977.51.10); acquired by the Museum in 1980, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
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. 89, p. 77.