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Works of Art (10)

Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.1)
Administrative tablet, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Southern Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.3)
Bell inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti, 786–756 B.C., Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Bronze, iron (1977.186)
Cuneiform tablet case, 1920–1840 B.C.; Old Assyrian Trading Colony period, Central Anatolia, Kültepe (Karum Kanesh), Clay (66.245.5b)
Cuneiform tablet with a bilingual hymn, 4th–1st century B.C., Seleucid, Clay (86.11.286a)
Cylinder seal with contest scene, 2350–2150 B.C., Mesopotamia, Albite (1999.325.4)
Cylinder seal with kneeling nude heroes, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Red jasper (L.1992.23.5)
Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.16)
Plaque fragment inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti (probably Argishti II), 8th–7th century B.C., Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Bronze (1976.5)
Sickle sword, 1307–1275 B.C.; Middle Assyrian period, reign of Adad-nirari I, Mesopotamia, Bronze (11.166.1)