Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Sumero-Akkadian
Legacy dimension: .19 x .11 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Contest/mythological? scene. Two nude men are fighting each other. Between them appears a crouching mongoose. Behind this group appears a phallic figure, above it a bird, and a figure in a long pleated garment with one arm raised.
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