Cuneiform Cylinder of Sargon II (721-705 B.C.E.)

Unidentified Assyrian maker


721-705 BCE


Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Milton S. Yondorf, Class of 1944P



Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Written Communication

Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Course History

REL 81, Dickinson Distinguished Scholar Seminar: Orientalism and the Origins of Religion, Susannah Heschel, Fall 2012

ANTH 12.2, The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Jason Herrmann, Spring 2013

ANTH 7, Thinking About Empire, Alan Covey, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.2, Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Daniel Potts, Spring 2014

Anthropology 39.01, Middle Eastern Studies 3.02, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2023


Milton S. Yondorf, Chicago, Illinois; given to present collection, 1942.

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