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Object Number: B14304
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: found in valley Shatt el-Nil-Shukhur, 3 ft. deep
Period: Sargonic
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other NumberPBS XIV: 144 - Other Number


CBS Register: seal cylinder. white crystal. broken. Sargon. period.
PBS XIV: Two rampant lions seize by their hind legs two reversed bulls.
This is a rare and perhaps divine name, written without the divine prefix, the star. The people of Bit-Gaggar, the city of the storm god Immer-Ramman, worshiped a goddess Ninpesh also named Kuku, Ninpesh-parzilli, Ninpesh-seri, the mistress of the beasts of the plain. Cyl. seal with many pieces broken off. Quartz, 31 x 19 mm. Nippur, from the Shatt-el-Nil, 1894.

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