Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Early Akkadian
2334–2154 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 23 mm x 12.5

Accession Number

65.1439

Medium or Technique

Gray stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two criss-crossed stags flanked by attacking lions, with star between lions in lower 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.

Credit Line

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