Stone amulet incised with animal decoration.
Possibly from Assyria or Babylon (similar objects were discovered at Babylo between 1899 and 1912). By mid-twentieth century: collection of C. Dikran Kelekian, New York; 1975: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Kelekian. (Accession date: June 11, 1975)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund
Near Eastern, Neo Assyrian, Neo Babylonian, and Persian, 7th–6th century B.C., 699–500 B.C.