Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 20 mm x 10

Accession Number

65.1377

Medium or Technique

Orange carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Babylonian modeled Style. Winged, crowned centaur with scorpion tail shooting arrow at lion-demon griffin with long upright ears who attacks a sphinx. Crescent and crouching mongoose in field between sphinx and genius.

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)