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Banquet scene. Two human figures, both dressed in long robes, are seated facing each other. They drink through tubes from a vessel standing between them above which appears a crescent. Behind the seated figure at right appears a third human figure wearing a long garment, standing, and hands...

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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, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.

Object Place

Sumeria

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .26 x .15 mm.

Accession Number

36.191

Medium or Technique

Diorite

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals