Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian
Neo-Assyrian (Peripheral)
883–612 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 28 mm x 10.5

Accession Number

65.1435

Medium or Technique

Black stone

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Peripheral Neo-Assyrian, Linear Style. Kneeling archer at left shooting arrows one of which strikes feeling goat. Crescent and star in field.

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)