string(22) "edanmdm:fsg_F1999.6.28" Cylinder seal - National Museum of Asian Art

Cylinder seal

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    2000-1600 BCE
  • Material

    Hematite
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (.1): 1.4 x 5.6 cm (9/16 x 2 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1999.6.28
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1999.6.28

Object Details

  • Description

    Cylinder seal incised wth three figures of equal size, and a single register. Two figures, one with raised arms is facing a god with a horned headress and a staff. A third figure is placed behind the worshiper and is carrying an object.
  • Provenance

    From prior to 1973 to 1999
    Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland, acquired by Dr. Leonard Gorelick before 1973. [1]
    From 1999
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick, Chevy Chase, Maryland. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record.
    [2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gorelick
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
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