Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Jemdet Nasr or Early Dynastic Period
3100–2334 B.C.


Dimensions

2.7 x 1.6 cm (1 1/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.565

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Decoration in two registers: in the top a procession of cattle; in the bottom, combat between men and animals.

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