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Cylinder seal

Period:
Old Babylonian
Date:
ca. 19th–17th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Agate, banded
Dimensions:
1.08 in. (2.74 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.383.11
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.
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