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Cylinder Seal with Ishtar Welcoming a Devotee
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Cylinder Seal with Ishtar Welcoming a Devotee


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This seal is carved in intaglio.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/24/1978Treatmentother
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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Creator
Period
ca. 700 BC (Achaemenid)
Medium
chalcedony
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.782
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 x Diam: 5/8 in. (3.5 x 1.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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