Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
Object Place: Sumeria
Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Two registers. Upper: Two goats flanking or nibbling on a bush (cf. “Ram and the thicket” found in Ur by Woolley). Lower: Banquet scene.
By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.*
(Accession date: June 7, 1934)
* Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund