Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite
Neo-Elamite
800–500 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 27 mm x 12.5

Accession Number

65.1430

Medium or Technique

White chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Elamite modeled Style. Bearded hero with naked torso and kilt holding two flanking ibexes with backturned heads by the horn at right and by the ear at left. Star in field behind each ibex.

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)