Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 16 mm Diameter x 27 L

Accession Number

65.1628

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Bearded male figure with dagger or club grasping horns of winged bull. Crescent above. Perforation through vertical axis.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.
(Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer