Cylinder seal and modern impression: partially nude and robed goddesses raising ankh symbols over a king; weather god
ca. 1720–1650 B.C.
H. 2.2 cm x Diam. 1 cm
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1986
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. 56, p. 67.