Cylinder seal

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


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 22.8 mm x 9.4

Accession Number

65.1529

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Drilled technique. Two male figures flank rosette standard. To their right, lion demon (ugallu) with upraised dagger threatens another male figure.

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)