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Neo-Babylonian Drilled style. Four-winged bearded genius at center grasps two flanking stags with backturned heads. Tree to the rear, rhomb and fish in field.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, and Horace L. Mayer; 1965: given to the MFA by Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

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

Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 32.5 mm x 15

Accession Number

65.1423

Medium or Technique

Milky chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals