Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
Object Place: Sumeria
.19 x .11 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
An eagle with outspread wings holds two reclining long horned animals by their rumps. At the end of the scene appears a plant or tree surmounted by a crescent.
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