Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cylinder seal

Period:
Early Dynastic III
Date:
ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Chalcedony (?)
Dimensions:
0.87 in. (2.21 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederic Newlin Price, 1959
Accession Number:
59.209.3
Not on view
Formerly collection of Arthur B. Davies (until d. 1928); 1928–1959, Frederic Newlin Price (Ferargil Galleries, New York) who handled the Estate of Arthur B. Davies; acquired by the Museum in 1959, gift of Frederic Newlin Price, New York.
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