Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Neo-Babylonian
Legacy dimension: .21 x .12 x .30 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pyramidal stamp seal with a rounded top, perforated lengthwise, and a slightly convex eightsided base. A goat-fish (suhurmashu), the constellation Capricorn; before it a rhomb and above its back an inscription and a crescent.
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