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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:
30-12-44
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Calcite
Iconography:
God
Monkey
Scorpion
Description:
CBS Register. Ur 1928-9, Season VII. Cylinder Seal. calcite. worshipping a seated god, monkey, scorpion, bandy legged man.
U.13831 is crossed out for U.13031
UE X: U.13031. A worshipper stands with clasped hands before a seated god, who holds a small vase in his fingers. Both seem to wear a turban. The throne has a small curved back and rests on a podium. The assistant goddess behind the worshipper prays with both hands up. CRescent, squatting monkey, scorpion, bandy-legged man fill the background. Green steatite cylinder.
Length:
2.1cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
U.13031   -   Field No SF
UE X: 377   -   Other Number
B17763   -   Old Museum Number

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