The Metropolitan Museum Journal, volume 53, 2018
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 53

"Inscribed Kassite Cylinder Seals"

Konstantopoulos, Gina
2018
18 pages
15 illustrations
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually and publishes original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. Highlights of volume 53 include an exquisite pair of 17th-century Chinese birthday gift portraits of an elderly couple, a hidden painting of a Rococo-inspired nude underneath Manet’s 1862 Mademoiselle V. . . . in the Costume of an Espada, and a new identification of the central figure in Daumier’s The Third-Class Carriage.

Met Art in Publication

Cylinder seal and modern impression: suppliant goddess, Carnelian, Babylonian or Kassite
ca. 17th–16th century BCE
Cylinder seal, Jasper, Kassite
ca. 16th–12th century BCE
Cylinder seal and modern impression: male worshiper, dog surmounted by a standard, Carnelian, Kassite
ca. mid-2nd millennium BCE
Cylinder seal, Agate, Babylonian
ca. first half 2nd millennium BCE
Cylinder seal, Chalcedony, Kassite
ca. 16th–15th century BCE
Cylinder seal and modern impression: suppliant goddesses, Agate, Babylonian or Kassite
ca. 17th–16th century BCE
Cylinder seal and modern impression: suppliant goddess, Agate, Babylonian or Kassite
ca. 17th–16th century BCE
Cylinder seal and modern impression: suppliant goddess, Feldspar, Babylonian or Kassite
ca. 17th–16th century BCE
Cylinder seal, Faience, Kassite
ca. 16th–15th century BCE
Cylinder seal and modern impression, Jasper breccia, Kassite
ca. 16th–12th century BCE
Cylinder seal, Milky chalcedony, Kassite
ca. 16th–12th century BCE
Cylinder seal, Hematite, Babylonian
ca. first half 2nd millennium BCE
Cylinder seal, Rock crystal, Babylonian
ca. first half 2nd millennium BCE
Cylinder seal, Hematite, Babylonian
ca. first half 2nd millennium BCE
Stele of the protective goddess Lama, Gypsum alabaster, Kassite
ca. 1307–1282 BCE