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Deer at right and facade of shelter/building (cattle pen?) at left. Drilled technique.

Provenance

By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.* (Accession date: June 7, 1934) * Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Dynastic Period, 2900–2334 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.192

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not on View

OL2

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals