Plaster Cast of Babylonian or Assyrian Cylindrical Seal
3 in. x 3 in. x 2 3/4 in. (7.62 cm x 7.62 cm x 6.99 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- cylinder seals - Cylinders of hard material engraved in intaglio upon the curved surface, used especially in ancient Mesopotamia to roll an identifying impression on wet clay.
- Mesopotamian glyptic styles - Glyptic styles belonging to Mesopotamian cultures.
- reproductions - Copies of art images, art objects, decorative arts, or other valued images or objects, made without intent to deceive; with regard to art images, it includes photographic reproductions. The term implies more precise and faithful imitation than does the term "copies (derivative objects)." Where the intent is to deceive, see "forgeries" or "counterfeits." For prints copying other two-dimensional works, typically dating from before the widespread use of photography, use "reproductive prints."
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