Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 25 mm x 14

Accession Number

65.1445

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Criss-crossed bull and stag at center flanked by attacking lions, plant at rear.

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)