Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Assyria
Legacy dimension: .20 x .9 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neo-Babylonian Early Cut Style. The spear symbol of Marduk decorated with ribbons; a sacred tree surmounted by a winged disk; an eight-pointed star above a rhomb; a bird and above its back a staff supporting seemingly a double crescent. At top and bottom single lines form a border.
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