Near Eastern, Iranian
Legacy dimension: 36 mm x 16
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Peripheral Neo-Assyrian, modeled Style. God at center with nimbus (melammu) flanked by two bird-headed beings (“apkallu’s”/antediluvian sages) holding buckets (banduddu) in left hand. Scorpion in field below. Crescent and orb above.
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)
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)