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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:
B5055
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Period:
Babylonian
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Chalcedony
Description:
CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder, chalcedony
PBS XIV: The four winged Bel-Marduk holds two ostriches by the neck. He has the usual round mitre, undulating hair and beard, and open flounced robe above his short tunic.
The emblems are the crescent, a rhomb, a fish and a goat – or bull (?). Roughly cut with wheel and burr. Convex cyl. seal. Chalcedony, 27 ½ x 12 mm
Other Number:
PBS XIV: 618   -   Other Number

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