Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Object Place: Sumero-Akkadian
Legacy dimension: .14 x .9 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A bearded god enthroned on a low dais is approached by a worshipper. Both wear large mantles. Behind the god appears an attendant in a short skirt carrying a sickle sword. Behind the worshipper are two large globes and a human figure in a long skirt with one arm raised. Behind the attendant are two scorpions.
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