Cylinder seal

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 25 mm x 14.6

Accession Number

65.1550

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Babylonian modeled Style. Winged genius with scimitar grasps winged griffin (Ninurta attacking Anzu/Asakku?). Worshipper, winged disk, and dog [of Gula?] at rear of genius.

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