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Two registers divided by band of hatching. Bottom much worn. On upper register, plant flanked by two addorsed couchant moufflons; on bottom register tree flanked by two ibexes.

Provenance

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.

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, Kassite or Middle Assyrian, 1595–1157 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 22 mm x 12

Accession Number

65.1360

Medium or Technique

Banded agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals