Stamp seal with two lions

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1077

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony with gold mount

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Stamp seal with two rearing affronted lions, their heads turned back. The gold mount is in the form of two duck heads, with finials and loop attachment.

Provenance

By 1966: Donald P. Edgar Collection; 1966: given to the MFA by Donald P. Edgar.
(Accession date: January 11, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Donald P. Edgar