Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
.27 x .17 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylinder seal with slightly concave sides. Contest scene. Two criss-crossed rampant lions are devouring two short horned animals. A symbol at end of scene.
By 1934: R. S. Cooke Collection, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Cooke.*
(Accession date: December 6, 1934)
*Seventeen seals, numbered 34.1440-34.1456 were purchased as a group for $6000.
Archibald Cary Coolidge Fund