Inscribed cylinder

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II
600 B.C.


Object Place: Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .101 D. .054

Accession Number

46.1137

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Terracotta cylinder with cuneiform writing.

Provenance

By 1946: with Mrs. Herbert D. Ward, Wellesley; 1948: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Herbert D. Ward.*

(Accession date: November 14, 1946)

* Three objects, 46.1136-1138, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund