Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Object Place: Sumeria
Legacy dimension: .21 x .10 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mythological scene. Before a seated deity wearing a simple horned crown and a long garment appears a recumbent bull supporting on its back a winged door. Above the outstretched hand of the diety appears a crescent.
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