Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 21 mm x 9.5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neo-Babylonian Drilled Style. Mythological contest scene. Archer (Ninurta?) shooting at winged griffin (Anzu?). Seven dots (the Pleiades), eight-pointed star, fish, and rhomb in the field.
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)