Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
Object Place: Sumeria
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bullman at left stabbing a lion from behind. The lion attacks a rearing bull grasped by a nude “hero” at right who also grasps a bullman with frontal face. Two columns of inscription.
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