Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Overall: 0.2 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
A hunter wearing a Persian cap and a knee-length garment over baggy trousers stabs with a lance a boar which attacks him emerging from a growth of trees or plants.
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.
(Accession Date: April 2, 1936)
Seth K. Sweetser Fund