Drilled recumbent bovid amulet seal

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3500–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Medium:
Onyx marble, green-gray
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 20.03 x 3.2 cm. Bovid: 2.2 x 3.3 cm
Height: 1.6 cm
String Hole: 0.2-0.3 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.254
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.

"Cows," Queens Museum, New York, July 17–September 12, 1976.

Queens Museum of Art. 1975. Cows. Flushing, New York, no. 86.