Artist Assyrian, Mesopotamian
  • Cylinder Seal with Animal Combat
Date 800 - 600 BCE
Medium chlorite
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/4 × 7/16 inches (3.2 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 90.1S14869
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Melki Hannash;
Mr. G. C. Smith (Lansing, Michigan, USA);
purchased by Frederick Stearns [1831-1907] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
July 8, 1903-present, gift to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Meerchyad, Lina. "Ancient Mesopotamian Seals in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): p. 70, no. 13.