Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Old Babylonian
1894–1595 B.C.


Object Place: Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.029 Length:

Accession Number

34.204

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Figure of king (?) with skull cap and turban, holding mace and standing in front of female divinity with upraised hands. Inscription in three columns.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund