Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite
Jemdet Nasr / Proto-Elamite
3100–2900 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 31 mm x 14

Accession Number

65.1402

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Banquet scene, schematized. Two seated figures drinking through “straws” from vessel on table between them. To the side on two levels; ibex above, below two smaller ibexes, all three marching toward right.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.
(Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)