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Cylinder seal

Period:
Early Dynastic II
Date:
ca. 2700–2600 B.C.
Geography:
From Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
0.75 in. (1.91 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.150.192
Not on view
Purchased by the Ctesiphon Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931–32, in the vicinity of Ctesiphon

"Curious Creatures and Bizarre Beasts," Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, January 28–April 1, 1979.

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