Cylinder Seal, between 1792 and 1600 BCE

  • Babylonian, Mesopotamian

Stone

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/8 × 5/8 inches (2.9 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Vollrad von Berg

1983.70

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Mythology
  • Stone
  • Figures (representations)
  • Seal
  • Cylindrical
  • Mesopotamia
  • Animal
  • God
  • Goddess
  • Ram

Provenance

(C. Dikran Kelekian, New York, New York, USA); purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Vollrad von Berg; 1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Meerchyad, Lina. "Ancient Mesopotamian Seals in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): p. 70, no. 13.

Rights Status

Babylonian, Mesopotamian, Cylinder Seal, between 1792 and 1600 BCE, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Vollrad von Berg, 1983.70.