Cylinder seal and modern impression: heroes wrestling rampant animals
ca. 2250–2150 B.C.
H. 3.6 x Diam. 2.3 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 in.)
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1986
Not on view
Until 1986, collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1986, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
“Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 10, 1987–January 10, 1988.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 16.
Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 21, pp. 54-55, 79.