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Cylinder seal

Period:
Old Elamite
Date:
ca. 19th–18th century B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Elamite
Medium:
Steatite or chlorite
Dimensions:
0.87 in. (2.21 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.96.4
Not on view
From 1986, on loan to the Museum by Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York (L.1986.47.41); acquired by the Museum in 1987, 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. 25, p. 57, p. 79.
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