Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Scaraboid seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Syria
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Chalcedony, gray
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.8 x ? cm Height: 1.3 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.192.33
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.

“Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 10, 1987–January 10, 1988.

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. 84, p. 76.
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