Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Legacy dimension: .24 x .11 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylinder seal. Smoky chalcedony. A goddess wearing an elaborate horned crown and a fleece garment has both hands raised. She faces a panel with three columns of inscription. On the other side of the panel is a small recumbent animal supporting on its back a long staff with a curved end.
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