Cylinder seal with Persian archer
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Length: 32 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Intaglio. Persian archer on horseback moving left, shoots an arrow at a lion leaping towards him. There is a small mound at the on the ground behind the archer - either an intentional mound or a chip.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Morrison Sale, no. 25); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1898, for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund