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Two reclining stags, one behind the other. Before each animal appear two vessels.

Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.* (Accession date: April 2, 1936) *40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Jemdet Nasr, 3100–2900 B.C.

Object Place

Sumer

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .24 x .21 mm.

Accession Number

36.214

Medium or Technique

Yellowish Limestone

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals