Artist Akkadian, Mesopotamian
  • Cylinder Seal with Contest of Hero and Human-headed Bulls
Date 2350 - 2200 BCE
Medium basalt
Dimensions Overall: 1 × 9/16 inches (2.5 × 1.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass
Accession Number 37.44
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Lillian Henkel Haass (Michigan, USA);
1937-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Meerchyad, Lina. "Ancient Mesopotamian Seals in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): p. 70, no. 13.