Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
3.5 x 2.3 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Banquet scene. Two figures are seated facing each other. The figure at right is perhaps a royal figure holding a shallow bowl. An attendant figure stands in front of him. Crescent in the field above between them. Another attendant figure stands behind the seated figure at left. He is shown holding the symbol of Enki/Ea, the god of wisdom.
By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.
Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston