Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 33 mm x 21 (19.5)

Accession Number

65.1447

Medium or Technique

Green marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Inscription at center, flanked at right by Bull Man attacking lion, at left by nude bearded hero attacking a bull. Another inscriprion between these latter at bottom.

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)