Seal in the form of a fox

Near Eastern, Sumerian, Mesopotamian
Uruk
3500–3100 B.C.


Object Place: Sumerian

Dimensions

Length: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

64.523

Medium or Technique

Red silicous stone, probably carnelian

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Fox facing right, inlaid eyes missing. Bottom, drilled pattern.

Provenance

By 1964: with Mathias Komor; 1964: purchased by the MFA from Mathias Komor.
(Accession Date: April 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund