Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian
Mitannian
1500–1350 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Accession Number

65.1421

Medium or Technique

Faience, glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Mitannian Common Style. Two male figures with round caps flank “sacred tree.” Two confronted heraldic ibexes, turned vertically with dotted twist design above and below.

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)