Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
3 x 1.7 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mottled red and white jasper
Not On View
Two confronted bearded and crowned sphinxes with an eagle (Ahura Mazda?) with spread wings hovering above them.
By 1945: with Charles L. Morley (ex. Brett Collection); 1945: purchased by the MFA.*
(Accession Date: April 12, 1945)
*Two seals, 45.215 and 45.216, were purchased together for $126.
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund