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Drilled technique. Goddess at far right making gesture of intercession toward standing male figure. Smaller female figure in the nude between them. Above, orb inscribed in crescent.

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, Babylonian, Old Babylonian, 1894–1595 B.C.

Object Place

Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.023 Length:

Accession Number

34.205

Medium or Technique

Haematite

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals