Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cylinder seal

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2350–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Serpentine
Dimensions:
0.94 in. (2.39 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.305
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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