Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian
Object Place: Sumeria
Legacy dimension: .26 x .15 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Banquet scene. Two human figures, both dressed in long robes, are seated facing each other. They drink through tubes from a vessel standing between them above which appears a crescent. Behind the seated figure at right appears a third human figure wearing a long garment, standing, and hands folded on chest.
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