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Cylinder seal

Period:
Middle–Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. mid-2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Syrian
Medium:
Hematite
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. 1/2 in. (1.2 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in memory of Charles Dikran and Beatrice Kelekian, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.325.171
Not on view
Acquired by Dikran G. Kelekian between 1893-1910; Kelekian collection (until 1999); acquired by the Museum in 1999, gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, New York.
Scheil, Vincent. 1916. "Cylindres et légendes inédits." Revue d'Assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale 13 (1), p. 14, pl. III, no. 24.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2000. "Departmental Accessions: Ancient Near East." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 130 (Jul. 1,1999 - Jun. 30, 2000), p. 9.
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