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Intaglio

Chalcedony cone, pierced across the top. Base: Marduk before alter, crescent above. Side: Nabu in attitude of prayer, to left. Side: priest in fish costume, holding situla, to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian Period,

Dimensions

Length: 23 mm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1193

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems