Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Object Place: Sumero-Akkadian
Legacy dimension: .27 x .15 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mythological scene; gods in combat. A bearded nude god wearing horned crown and seated on “mountain” is menaced by another nude and bearded god, also wearing a horned crown and holding a mace. A third nude and bearded god holds a bull man by one horn and tail.
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.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund