Cylinder seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Assyrian or Babylonian
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.3 cm); Diam. 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, in memory of Charles Dikran and Beatrice Kelekian, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.325.71
Not on view
Acquired by Dikran G. Kelekian between 1893-1910; Kelekian collection (until 1999); acquired by the Museum in 1999, gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, New York.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2000. "Departmental Accessions: Ancient Near East." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 130 (Jul. 1,1999 - Jun. 30, 2000), p. 9.