Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian?, Sumerian?
Early Dynastic Period
2900–2334 B.C.


Object Place: Iran?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 26.9 mm x 14.6 (13.7)

Accession Number

65.1410

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Eagle with spread wings, star above, two kneeling ibexes flanking tree, crescent above.

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)