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Sealing with cylinder seal impression

Period:
Early Dynastic II
Date:
ca. 2700–2600 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
0.91 x 1.18 x 0.63 in. (2.31 x 3 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Clay-Sealings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
1955-56, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations (1957-58 season).
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