Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Object Place: Mesopotamian
Overall: 3 x 1.7 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Mythological combat scene. At left a victim lies on “mountain” with a boar and a bird falling upon him. To his right a god? with shield in right hand and upraised mace menaces him. Another god? with upraised arm menaces a male figure who is in smaller scale.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)