Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
Object Place: Sumer
Legacy dimension: .17 x .8 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A nude hero holds a stag and a short horned animal by the throat each of which is attacked from behind by a lion. A bull-man attacks the lion at right from behind with a weapon.
1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)
*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund