Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite
Proto-Elamite
3100–2900 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 24 mm (33 with loop) x 20

Accession Number

65.1424

Medium or Technique

Black basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Contemporary with Uruk III - Jemdet Nasr periods in Mesopotamia. Drilled technique. Three ibexes march in file toward left. Rosettes in field above and below.

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)