Cylinder seal and modern impression: "pigtailed" ladies in front of loom (?); containers with loop handle
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
ca. 3300–2900 B.C.
Iran or Mesopotamia
0.5 x 0.57 in. (1.27 x 1.45 cm)
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1984
Not on view
By 1983, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1984, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 115 (Jul. 1,1984 - Jun. 30, 1985), p. 20.
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. 15, p. 52.