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Cylinder Seal

Seal, Cylinder

Works of Art (10)

Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.1)
Cylinder seal and modern impression with winged horse with claws and horns, 13th century B.C.; Middle Assyrian style, Northern Mesopotamia, Chalcedony (1999.325.89)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene, 2250–2150 B.C.; late Akkadian period, Mesopotamia, Chert (41.160.192)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: Ishtar image and a worshipper below a canopy flanked by winged genies, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, modeled style, Mesopotamia, Chalcedony (1989.361.1)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper approaching bearded god, 1820–1730 B.C.; Classic Syrian I style, Syria, Hematite (1991.368.5)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper before a seated ruler or deity; seated female under a grape arbor, early 2nd millennium B.C.; Old Elamite period, Iran, Serpentine (1987.343)
Cylinder seal with a battle of the gods, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Kish, Lapis lazuli (L.1992.23.4)
Cylinder seal with contest scene, 2350–2150 B.C., Mesopotamia, Albite (1999.325.4)
Cylinder seal with kneeling nude heroes, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Red jasper (L.1992.23.5)
Cylinder seal with schematic workers, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr period, Southern Mesopotamia, Rock crystal (1985.143)