Cylinder seal

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2350–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Serpentine, black
Dimensions:
1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.234.2
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1962, purchased from Elias S. David, New York.

“Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.

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