Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
2900–2334 B.C.


Dimensions

3.5 x 2.2 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.564

Medium or Technique

Petrified Shell or Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

The Imdugud (Anzu) bird grasping animals in talons. Vey worn.

Provenance

By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston