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Design Cylinder Seal

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Steatite
  • Possible Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 4400-3000 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Predynastic Period
    DIMENSIONS 13/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.6 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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