Scaraboid seal with rearing stags
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horizontal). Two stags rearing up on back legs, bodies crossed in a chiastic composition. Underneath the bodies, a linear device. Small chips at perforations.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Bourguignon.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution