Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Akkad

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 3 x 2 cm

Accession Number

1974.568

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

God wearing horned headdress (Sun god?) riding in a boat. He is seated on a goose throne with worshipper in front of him. The vessel is steered by a helmsman. Star, crescent, and bird in the field above. Date palm next to the boat.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer Collection; December 31, 1974: gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer