Stamp seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 12 Diameter x 21 h mm.

Accession Number

65.1615

Medium or Technique

Milky chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Stamp seal. Worshipper before deity (Marduk?) seated on back of mushhushshu dragon, animal of Marduk. Deity holds “ring and the rod.” Crescent above.

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.

Credit Line

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