Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian
Mitannian
1500–1350 B.C.


Accession Number

65.1553

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Mitannian Common Style. Winged naked goddess flanked by sphinxes facing away from her, with single gazelle at end of scene. Dotted circles between wings of goddes.

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