Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: Seal: 26 mm x 13.5 caps and pin 52 mm long
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, with two bronze caps; bottom cap, intaglio stamp
Not On View
Neo-Babylonian modeled Style. Bearded figure at center grasping two flanking sphinxes by their forelegs. Rhomb in field. Bottom stamp in bronze cap shows crouching horned animal and crescent.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)