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Amulet or stamp seal

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Fly or bee-shaped amulet / stamp seal with geometric incised patterns.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian?, Halaf/Ubaid Transitional, 6000–5000 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamia?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 21 x 13.7 x 14 h.

Accession Number

65.1622

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals