Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Assyria
Legacy dimension: .36 x .15 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neo-Assyrian Cut Style. Contest scene. A four winged hero or genius holds on each side a lion by one front leg. Below the lower pair of wings emerge two zig-zag lines from the rump of the hero. At the end of the scene is a crescent and below it an eight-pointed star. 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