Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Kassite
1595–1157 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 36 mm x 14.8

Accession Number

65.1552

Medium or Technique

Frit? with blue glaze traces

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Double presentation of same figures: standing male figure, ostrich, couchant gazelle with backturned head, recumbent sphinx, fly, signs in field at bottom.

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