Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Early Akkadian
2334–2154 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 30.5 x 16 mm.

Accession Number

65.1620

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Male figure thrusting spear at lion, pair of birds above, bush and/or tree between male figure and lion.

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