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The Imdugud (Anzu) bird grasping animals in talons. Vey worn.

Provenance

By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Dynastic Period, 2900–2334 B.C.

Dimensions

3.5 x 2.2 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.564

Medium or Technique

Petrified Shell or Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals