Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
2900–2334 B.C.


Object Place: Sumer, Jemdet Nasr

Dimensions

Length: 0.038

Accession Number

34.191

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Guilloche pattern in double registers.

Provenance

By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.*
(Accession date: June 7, 1934)

* Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund