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Contest scene. Winged god or genius grasping two bulls by the foreleg. Inscription in Neo-Babylonian.

Provenance

By 1926: Edward Perry Warren collection; April 5, 1926: lent to the MFA by Edward Perry Warren; 1927: purchased by the MFA from Edward Perry Warren. (Accession Date: November 17, 1927)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, 625–539 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.649

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

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