Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Akkadian
2334–2154 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamian

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 23 mm x 14.5

Accession Number

65.1481

Medium or Technique

Black and gray marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Presentation scene. God seated at right being presented a suppliant by a personal or intermediary god. An attendant behind suppliant carries bucket. Tree behind attendant. Crescent in field above seated deity.

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)