Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Scaraboid seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian, Provincial
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Syria (?)
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.8 x 1.55 cm
Height: 1.17 cm
String Hole: 0.25 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Anavian & Sons, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.374
Not on view
Until 1982, Georges Anavian, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1982, gift of R. Anavian & Sons, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 113 (Jul. 1,1982 - Jun. 30, 1983), p. 19.
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