Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian (?)
A.D. 226–651


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Bezel 15 x 10.5; Ring 19.5 x 12 x 16 h mm.

Accession Number

65.1626

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Composite creature with head and foreparts of horse, wings and scorpion tail.

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