Artist Assyrian, Mesopotamian
Title
  • Cylinder Seal with Lion Hunt Scene
Date 900 - 600 BCE
Medium chlorite
Dimensions Overall: 7/8 × 7/16 inches (2.2 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 90.1S11566
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Probably Dr. F. D. Shepard (Aintab, Turkey);
1885-1895, purchased by Frederick Stearns [1831-1907] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
October 1, 1897-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.