Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Object Place: Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 35 mm x 15

Accession Number

65.1362

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Neo-Babylonian, Early Cut Style. At center winged sundisk on top of “sacred tree” flanked by two bearded kneeling figures holding the ropes of the sundisk. Star, crescent, bird to right.

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)