Stamp seal or amulet

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Late Uruk
3500–3100 B.C.


Object Place: Sumer, Uruk

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.412

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Theriomorphic stamp seal/amulet in shape of recumbent bull. Seal impression: abstract geometric designs, drillings.

Provenance

By 1978: with John Moger; November 15, 1978: purchased by the MFA from John Moger.

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund