Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Neo-Babylonian
Legacy dimension: .17 x .14 x .22 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Conical stampseal with a rounded top, perforated lengthwise, and a slightly convex oval base. A bearded worshipper in a long garment stands before a plant above which appears a crescent from which emerges the half figure of a bearded god, the Moon god Sin, wearing a cylindrical head dress and a long sword.
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