Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian
Middle to Late Bronze Age
1800–1300 B.C.


Object Place: Hittite (?)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.025 Length:

Accession Number

03.1006

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

A female lion-headed being facing a male winged bullman; the two hold a lion by its hindlegs, orb inscribed in crescent above and bucranium underneath; the female being also holds a winged, bird-headed animal. Separated from this group by criss-crossed lions on one side and a lion and fish on the other is a human-headed, four-winged being.

Provenance

By 1903: Edward Perry Warren Collection; 1903: purchased by the MFA from E.P. Warren.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900