Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Neo-Assyrian
883–612 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamian

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 22 mm x 8

Accession Number

65.1494

Medium or Technique

Yellowish faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Assyrian Linear style. Robed archer (king?) shoots at sphinx from back.

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.

Credit Line

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