Seal Cast, no date

  • Mesopotamian


  • Framed: Overall: 11/16 × 9/16 inches (1.7 × 1.4 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns



Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Plaster
  • Seal
  • Cast
  • Deer
  • Branch (plant component)
  • Star (extraterrestrial body)


1885-1895, original seal purchased by Frederick Stearns [1831-1907] (Detroit, Michigan, USA); gifted to the National Museum (Washington, D.C., USA) which made a cast for Stearns to give to DMA (now DIA); October 1, 1897-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Mesopotamian, Seal Cast, no date, plaster. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S11576.