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Cylinder Seal with a Hero Holding Two Beasts
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Cylinder Seal with a Hero Holding Two Beasts


Description Provenance Credit
Description This seal is carved in intaglio.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
1000-612 BC (Assyria III)
Medium
chalcedony
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.827
Measurements
H: 9/16 x Diam: 3/8 in. (1.5 x 0.9 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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