Cylinder Seal with Dog Attacking a Mountain Goat, 800 - 600 BCE

  • Assyrian, Mesopotamian

Limestone

  • Framed: Overall: 1 × 1/2 inches (2.5 × 1.3 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

90.1S14876

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Assyrian
  • Limestone
  • Seal
  • Cylindrical
  • Battle
  • Turkey
  • Lion
  • Goat
  • Dog

Provenance

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)

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

Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Cylinder Seal with Dog Attacking a Mountain Goat, 800 - 600 BCE, limestone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S14876.