Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 30 mm x 12.4

Accession Number

65.1549

Medium or Technique

Pink chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Worshipper stands before altars with standards. “Hero” with mace grasps gazelle. Another standard to right of hero with mace. Star, crescent above, single drilling in field.

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