Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite
Early Dynastic Period / Old Elamite
2900–2334 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 16 mm x 8.7 (7.1)

Accession Number

65.1409

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two horizontal bands. Below, cross-hatched geometric design. Above, figure 8 rope design, rosette, seated man with upraised hands, head of bull or bull-man.

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)