Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 25 mm x 11.5

Accession Number

65.1385

Medium or Technique

White marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Assyrian Linear Style. Human figure to left tends cow nursing a calf; upraised bull to rear of cow (mounting on the cow?); star, crescent 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)