Cylinder seal

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.2 x .7 cm (1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.561

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two registers of “eye pattern.”

Provenance

By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston