Cylinder seal

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.014 Length:

Accession Number

34.196

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

A boat pushing through the reeds. Boat similar to silver boat found in Ur, and like the modern boats.

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