Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite
Overall: 4.1 x 1.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
At left, nude bearded “hero” with six curls, Lahmu, attendant of the god Enki/Ea, flanked by two flowing vessels on ground and streams of water. At right, two bearded bullmen wearing horned crowns flank spear-standard (the marru) of Marduk. Erased cuneiform inscription.
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)
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)