Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Akkadian
2334–2154 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamian or N. Syrian

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 38.3 mm x 17.2

Accession Number

65.1456

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Banquet scene with two seated figures with raised cups. A standing figure in between. Crescent above the left seated figure, and star above the right. Double serrated lines form borders top and bottom.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

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