Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 28.5 mm x 11

Accession Number

65.1376

Medium or Technique

Green steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Archer (King?) striding on back of snake dragon (mushhushshu), palm tree on ground and eight-pointed star above in field to rear of archer.

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)