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Neo-Babylonian modeled Style. Winged, crowned centaur with scorpion tail shooting arrow at lion-demon griffin with long upright ears who attacks a sphinx. Crescent and crouching mongoose in field between sphinx and genius.


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

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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.

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Legacy dimension: 20 mm x 10

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Medium or Technique

Orange carnelian


The Ancient World