Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 31.mm (55 with wire) x 10
Medium or Technique
Chalcedony with bronze wire attached through center
Not On View
Neo-Babylonian Cut Style. Contest scene. Bearded “hero” with kilt and holding shield thrusting dagger at winged lion-griffin. Ninurta overcoming Anzu?
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.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)