Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Neo-Assyrian
883–612 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 31.8 mm x 11.2

Accession Number

65.1372

Medium or Technique

Brown-black stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Assyrian Linear Style. Archer, probably King, to right aims at winged scorpion griffin. Plant or tree on ground between them.

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

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)