- Cylinders of hard material engraved in intaglio upon the curved surface, used especially in ancient Mesopotamia to roll an identifying impression on wet clay.
- Refers to the culture that developed in the geographic area of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, from the mountains of Asia Minor to the Persian Gulf, includes part of modern Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey.
- Refers to the period in Mesopotamia roughly from the founding of the first dynasty of Babylon in 1894 BCE until the Hittite sack of Babylon in 1595 BCE.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
A Century Affirmed in the Bryn Mawr College Collections
Bryn Mawr College
, 4/18/1984 - 12/7/1984
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