Cylinder Seal

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CBS Register: seal cylinder, hematite
PBS XIV: The worshiping of Martu, an unusual figure stepping forth, club in one hand, and a high crooked stick in the other. He has a conical hat, his hair tied in a short tail, a close fitting embroidered tunic or shawl reaching to the knees. A bearded (?) worshiper in fringed robe extends a hand toward the crooked stick. The emblems around are the lightning fork of Adad on a crouched bull, a crescent on a small base, and a spear of Marduk. A second bareheaded, bearded worshiper in fringed shawl stands with clasped hands. Concave cyl.seal. Hematite, 21 x 8 1/2 mm
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Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
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PBS XIV: 453   -   Other Number

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