Carinated lentoid seal

Period:
Late Ubaid-Middle Gawra
Date:
ca. 4500–3600 B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria or eastern Anatolia
Medium:
Chlorite, black
Dimensions:
Seal face: 5.54 x 5.07 cm
Height: 1.28 cm
String Hole: 0.4 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lester Wolfe, 1983
Accession Number:
1984.175.1
Not on view
Formerly collection of Lester Wolfe, New York (until d. 1983); from 1968, on loan to the Museum by Lester Wolfe (L.68.169.1); acquired by the Museum in 1983, bequest of Lester Wolfe.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (Jul. 1, 1983 - Jun. 30, 1984), p. 19.