Near Eastern, Iranian
Place of Origin: North Central Iran / Turkmenistan
Diameter: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Bronze openwork stamp seal in the form of a monkey with upraised arms, seated on a throne, accompanied by a bird and a fallen standard topped by a crescent. Details of figures incised on reverse. Minor corrosion on outer edge.
By 1985: Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, 23 October 1985.
(Accession date: October 23, 1985)
William Stevenson Smith Fund