Cylinder Seal

Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 4400-2675 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x Diam. 1/2 in. (2.3 x 1.2 cm)


Accession Number: 44.123.1

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum