Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Akkadian
2334–2154 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x diamter: 2.4 x 1.2 cm (15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1983.574

Medium or Technique

Petrified shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Criss-crossed lions attacking ibexes; scorpion in the field.

Provenance

By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston