string(22) "edanmdm:fsg_F1993.18.2" Cylinder seal - National Museum of Asian Art

Cylinder seal

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 2000-1600 BCE
  • Geography

    Iraq
  • Material

    Hematite
  • Dimension

    H x W: 2.2 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1993.18.2
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1993.18.2

Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1930s
    Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr., purchased in Iran in the 1930s. [1]
    Duncan M. Whittome, by gift or inheritance from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr. [2]
    To 1993
    Duncan M. Whittome, Revocable Trust. [3]
    From 1993
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Duncan M. Whittome, Revocable Trust. [4]
    Notes:
    [1] Purchased in Iran by the parents of Duncan Whittome, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr., while in the Foreign Service during the 1930s.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
    [4] See note 3.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose Jr.
    Duncan M. Whittome
    Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust
  • Origin

    Iraq
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust in memory of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr.
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
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