Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 34 mm x 14
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neo-Assyrian Linear style. Goddess standing on back of lion (Ishtar?), holding axe and ringlet, surrounded by stars; spade symbol of Marduk and soldier to rear. Stylus of Nabu and priest in front of the goddess, crescent, star, and tree in field.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)