Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Jemdet Nasr
3100–2900 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 24.9 mm x 10.5

Accession Number

65.1446

Medium or Technique

Buff steatite with blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Abstract, geometric rendering of plant designs, horizontal line forming border at top and bottom.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)