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Cylinder seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Serpentine, brown and black
Dimensions:
0.88 in. (2.24 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.314.9
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.

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. 63, p. 69.
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