Cylinder Seal with Animal Combat, 800 - 600 BCE

  • Assyrian, Mesopotamian

Chlorite

  • Overall: 1 1/4 × 7/16 inches (3.2 × 1.1 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

90.1S14869

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Stars
  • Assyrian
  • Linear island style
  • Chlorite
  • Seal
  • Cylindrical
  • Crescent (shape)
  • Battle
  • Worn
  • Turkey
  • Animals
  • 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 Museum of Art (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.

Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Cylinder Seal with Animal Combat, 800 - 600 BCE, chlorite. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S14869.