between 750 B.C. and 700 B.C.
33 x 16 mm
Morgan Seal 696
Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908.
"Seals 696-698 are probably somewhat later in date, since their execution is more cursory. This is especially obvious in the rendering of the stars, which are merely indicated by globes."--Porada, CANES, p. 84
Worshiper facing goddess armed with bows and sword who stands on platform and holds ring, between them winged sun disk above tasseled spade; before goddess, rhomb; behind her, stylus and mouflon(?) -- In sky, crescent, star, seven globes.