Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric Susa, Susa I
4000–3500 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 2.4 cm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1397

Medium or Technique

Basalt

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Horned headed humanoid figure and three quadrupeds.

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.
(Accession Date: November 25, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)