Cylinder seal

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2350–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Serpentine, black
Dimensions:
H. 1.9 cm x Diam. !.1 cm
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.304.30
Not on view
Accessioned by the Museum in 1950; on deposit with Museum prior to 1950, no information as to source.

“Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me,” The Jewish Museum, New York, May 3–September 6, 1964.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Harper, Prudence O. 1961. "The Senmurv." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 20, p. 98, fig. 3.

Farkas, Ann R. 1964. Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me. exh. cat. New York: The Jewish Museum, no. 11.

Imai, Ayako. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 123.