Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Sumer

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .24 x .21 mm.

Accession Number

36.214

Medium or Technique

Yellowish Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two reclining stags, one behind the other. Before each animal appear two vessels.

Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)

*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund