Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Overall: 3.9 x 1.4 cm (1 9/16 x 9/16 in.)
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Neo-Assyrian Linear Style. Winged bird-headed griffin attacks ostrich; star and crescent in field above.
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.
(Accession Date: November 10, 1965)
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)