Near Eastern, Anatolian, Neo-Hittite
10th–8th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: .025 Length:
Medium or Technique
Not On View
At the left of the scene on this cylinder seal is a figure with a conical headdress mounted on an animal and waving a sword. Fleeing In front of him are a winged griffin and another quadruped. Row of six pointed stars across middle of field.
By 1872: General di Cesnola collection; 1872: purchased by the MFA from General di Cesnola.*
(Accession Date: May 15, 1872)
*Total price for 72.1-72.473: $3316.18
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription