Cylinder Seal, between 1894 and 1595 BCE

  • Babylonian, Mesopotamian

Hematite

  • Overall: 3/8 × 7/8 inch (1 × 2.2 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

90.1S14877

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Old babylonian
  • Hematite
  • Figures (representations)
  • Seal
  • Cylindrical
  • Animal
  • God
  • Bull
  • Griffin

Melki Hannash

Mr. G. C. Smith (Lansing, Michigan, USA)

purchased by Frederick Stearns [1831-1907] (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

July 8, 1903-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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.

Babylonian, Mesopotamian, Cylinder Seal, between 1894 and 1595 BCE, hematite. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S14877.