Neo Assyrian, Neo Babylonian, and Persian
7th–6th century B.C., 699–500 B.C.
Object Place: Neo-Assyrian or Babylonian
Height x width: 9 x 5.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stone amulet incised with animal decoration.
Possibly from Assyria or Babylon (similar objects were discovered at Babylo between 1899 and 1912). By mid-twentieth century: collection of C. Dikran Kelekian, New York; 1975: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Kelekian.
(Accession date: June 11, 1975)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund