Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Neo-Assyrian
883–612 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.026 Length:

Accession Number

29.1086

Medium or Technique

Rose chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two ibexes flank Assyrian “sacred tree” flanked also by a crescent at left and a star at right. Between rears of ibexes, two confronted ostriches flanking figure of a fish with solar disk above.

Provenance

1929: purchased by the MFA for $35.
(Accession date: December 5, 1929)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund