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Cylinder seal

Period:
Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Steatite or serpentine, black
Dimensions:
0.48 in. (1.22 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.314.2
Not on view
Until 1983, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1983, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (Jul. 1,1983 - Jun. 30, 1984), p. 18.
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