Design Cylinder Seal
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Made: Egypt
ca. 4400-3000 B.C.E.
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Design Cylinder Seal, ca. 4400-3000 B.C.E. Steatite, 13/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 44.123.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.44.123.2_impression.jpg)
overall, modern impression, CUR.44.123.2_impression.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Black cylinder seal; small perforation. Three animals in a desert wady; an ox with star between its horns and the sun over its back, an ibex and shrub, transverse-horned sheep with flying bird (?) over its horns.
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