Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Possible Place Made: Egypt
ca. 4400-2675 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period to Early Dynastic Period
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Cylinder Seal, ca. 4400-2675 B.C.E. Ivory, 7/8 x Diam. 1/2 in. (2.3 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 44.123.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 44.123.1_PS6.jpg)
overall, 44.123.1_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Ivory cylinder seal; small perforation. Two rows of long-snouted boars with bristled backs and short tails, with corn-grains (?) between each animal. The sign perhaps indicates irrigated land.
Condition: Surface of ivory flaked in several places, particularly at rims.
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