Scaraboid with stylized winged figure

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian Period
7th–early 6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 18 mm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1192

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Orange and white mottled chalcedony. Scaraboid, pierced vertically. Stylized winged figure standing frontally. Groundline. Small chips missing around the edge.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut