Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.649

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Contest scene. Winged god or genius grasping two bulls by the foreleg. Inscription in Neo-Babylonian.

Provenance

By 1926: Edward Perry Warren collection; April 5, 1926: lent to the MFA by Edward Perry Warren; 1927: purchased by the MFA from Edward Perry Warren.
(Accession Date: November 17, 1927)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912