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Cylinder seal

Period:
Mitanni
Date:
ca. 1500–1350 B.C.
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Mitanni
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
H. 1.7 cm x Diam. 1 cm
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.96.8
Not on view
From 1986, on loan to the Museum by Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York (L.1986.47.31); acquired by the Museum in 1987, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
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. 60, p. 68.
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