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An enthroned god (Enki/Ea with streams and fish?) with goat standing facing him. Crescent and two flasks above goat; star between goat and god. At far left, a bird alighting the spade of Marduk.

Provenance

By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.* (Accession date: June 7, 1934) * Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.197

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not on View

OL2

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals