Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian (?)
Neo-Babylonian, Peripheral
625–539 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 21 mm x 8.5

Accession Number

65.1391

Medium or Technique

Red carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Peripheral Neo-Babylonian Style. Drilled technique. Winged bull leaping at fleeing lion-griffin. Fish, crescent, and star in the field.

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.
(Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)