Cylinder seal and modern impression: man spearing bull; griffin demon; deities above
ca. 1820–1730 B.C.
0.8 in. (2.03 cm)
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1985
Not on view
By 1983, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1985, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 116 (July 1, 1985 - June 30, 1986), p. 16.
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. 48, p. 65.