Description Appearing in the upper register of this seal, 3 figures flank a stylized sacred tree with a winged disk above. Two winged monsters with eagle heads and scorpion tails flank a falling goat in the lower register. The linear style of carving of this seal is characteristic of the 9th and 8th centuries BC.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941
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