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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.199
Title
Cylinder Seal: Archer with One Arm Raised
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
c. 900-700 BCE
Period
Neo-Assyrian period
Culture
Near Eastern
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293710
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Marble; mended break
Dimensions
2 x 0.9 cm (13/16 x 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Marcopoli collection, Aleppo, (by 1984). McLendon collection, (by 1993), sold; [through Christie's, New York, June 14, 1993, lot 265], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1993.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Marian H. Phinney Fund
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.199
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Archer with one arm raised and holding a bow stands before a winged horse; field: wedges; sky: crescent, T-shape.

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