Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Levantine/Cypriot
Period of International Exchanges
1500–1350 B.C.


Object Place: North Syrian

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.02 Length:

Accession Number

98.703

Medium or Technique

Haemetite, intaglio

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Bearded, draped figure, running, and holding a winged lion and a winged sphinx by the tails. On the other side a nude female figure, holding a twig in one hand and an ibex in the other. S.L. 11.

Provenance

By 1897: Count Michael Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 249; 1898: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1898

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund