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Cylinder Seal with Geometric Pattern, 2600 - 2350 BCE

  • Sumerian, Mesopotamian

Lapis lazuli

  • Overall: 2 3/16 × 3/8 inches (5.6 × 1 cm)

Gift of E. P. Richardson

47.152

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

(Charles L. Morely)

1947-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 42 (1963): pp. 73-75 (ill.). von der Osten, H.H. Ancient Oriental Seals in the Collection of Mrs. Agnas Baldwin Brett. University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, 1936, vol. XXXVII, pp. 1, 7, 54, pl. IV, 35. 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.

Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Cylinder Seal with Geometric Pattern, 2600 - 2350 BCE, lapis lazuli. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of E. P. Richardson, 47.152.