Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Neo-Assyrian
883–612 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 31 mm x 11

Accession Number

65.1363

Medium or Technique

Gray basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Assyrian Linear Style. Contest scene. At left bearded hero with scimitar grasps upraised bull by leg; a second, smaller bull flees to right, above.

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)