Artist Sumerian, Mesopotamian
  • Stamp Seal in the Form of a Vulture with Drilled Design and Modern Impression
Date 3100 - 2900 BCE
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/4 × 1 5/8 inches (5.7 × 4.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 45.496
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
(Charles L. Morley);
1945-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
von der Osten, H.H. Ancient Oriental Seals in the Collection of Mrs. Agnas Baldwin Brett, vol. XXXVII. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, 1936, pp. 1, 3, 32; pl. I 1.