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Cylinder seal and modern impression: heroes wrestling rampant animals

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2250–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Jasper
Dimensions:
H. 3.6 x Diam. 2.3 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.311.37
Not on view
Until 1986, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1986, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), 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. 21, pp. 54-55, p. 79.
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