Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
2900–2334 B.C.


Object Place: Sumeria

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .24 x .14 mm.

Accession Number

36.217

Medium or Technique

Arragonite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Two long horned animals, one behind the other are driven by a nude man. Before the one animal appears a vertical, oblong object.

Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)

*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund