Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian
Mittanian
1500–1350 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 40.5 mm x 15

Accession Number

65.1539

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Mitannian Common Style. At left, two male figures flanking “sacred tree.” At right, two other male figures flanking a configuration of two upturned gazelles with heads merged, four dotted circles, and a recumbent winged griffin underneath.

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

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer