Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Sumeria
Legacy dimension: .27 x .17 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pyramidal stamp seal with rounded top, perforated lengthwise, and a slightly convex eight-sided base. Bluish chalcedony. On the upper base appears a bearded worshipper in a long garment and in the field a crescent. On one side of the seal is an inscription.
1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)
*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund