Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian/Iranian
Old Babylonian, Peripheral
1894–1595 B.C.


Legacy dimension: 28.9 mm x 13.8

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Green stone

Not On View


Asia, The Ancient World



Presentation scene, stylized. Seated deity with stylized horned headdress to right; attendant deity with horned headdress behind him. Two suppliants before seated deity, the one at front wearing round skullcap with turban (king?), the one at back wearing horned headdress (intermediary deity?). In the field, ibex and human-headed fish (goat-fish?). Tall plant behind attendant deity.


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.
(Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)