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Humped seal. Bearded figure standing on a human-headed animal and holding scimitar menaces a winged ibex. Smaller ibex in the background. Forgery? Post-Achaemenid?

Provenance

By 1966: Richard R. Wagner Collection; 1966: given to the MFA by Richard R. Wagner. (Accession date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian?, Achaemenid? Forgery?,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length 3.5 cm

Accession Number

66.1048

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals