Portion of a Cylinder Seal
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Made: Egypt
Early Dynastic Period (possibly)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Portion of a Cylinder Seal. Wood, 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. (3.9 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1423E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1423E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Cylinder seal in hard wood, with stylized representations of a frog and other aquatic creatures, boldly incised between a single line obrder, above and below.
Condition: In four fragments, rejoined. One portion of the surface of the cylinder is lacking.
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