Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Babylon
Legacy dimension: .26 x .15 mm.
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Duck-shaped stamp seal or weight. A goat-fish (suhurmashu), the constellation Capricorn. Crescent above its back.
By 1934: R. S. Cooke Collection, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Cooke.*
(Accession date: December 6, 1934)
*Seventeen seals, numbered 34.1440-34.1456 were purchased as a group for $6000.
Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund