Pyramidal seal with winged lion
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Height x length: 18 x 13 mm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Pierced for stringing but perforation does not go all the way through. Large chip at one of the perforations. Motif oriented horizontally. Winged lion walking toward the right. Small bush or linear device in front of the lion, at right.
By 1893: with Edward Perry Warren (bought in 1893; according to his records: from Tenos); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund