Cylinder seal

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 24.3 x 11.7 mm

Accession Number

65.1551

Medium or Technique

Faience and blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Mitannian Common Style. At right, worshipper before “sacred tree”; at left, two back-turned gazelles flank staff, below them dotted guilloche pattern.

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

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer