Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Length: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Presentation scene. Interceding deity introducing owner of seal to seated divinity. Crescent in the field above, figure of scorpion between god and interceding divinity. Inscription in three columns.
By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.*
(Accession date: June 7, 1934)
* Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund