Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian
Mittanian
1500–1350 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 1.2 cm (1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Mitannian Common Style. Drilled technique. Two horned animals turned headdown. Double borderline between animals. Dotted borderline above.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund