Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.256.252
Title
Cylinder seal with diamond shapes
Classification
Seals
Work Type
seal
Date
4th-3rd millennium BCE
Period
Jemdet Nasr period
Culture
Anatolian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Steatite or chlorite
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
1.4 x 1.3 cm, 0.4 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in., 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Louise M. and George E. Bates, Camden, ME (by 1971-1992), gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1992.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Louise M. and George E. Bates
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.256.252
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Deeply cut overlapping diagonal lines creating a central frieze of diamonds with triangles above and below, with lozenge shape within each.
Publication History

Jennifer L. Roberts and Jennifer Quick, Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2012), p. 49, fig. 1

Exhibition History

Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/22/2012 - 08/18/2012

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