Stamp seal or amulet
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Height x length: 3.2 x 4.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gypsum or Chrorite
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Light green gypsum or chlorite amulet in the form of a recumbent lion, pierced vertically through the mid-section; on the reverse, three animals in intaglio.
By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.
Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston