Stamp seal with winged symbol of Ashur
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian
7th century B.C.
Length: 19 mm (3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue chalcedony. Conoid stamp seal, pierced at the top. Base engraved in intaglio with stylized symbol of god Ashur: disk with wings and tail, and three small dots above. Small crack at bottom.
By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969
Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut