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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:
30-12-42
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Lava Stone
Iconography:
God
Palm Tree
Crescent
Description:
CBS Register. Ur 1928-9, Season VII. Cylinder Seal. Lava. presentation to a seated god, palm tree, crescent. no field number
UE X: Offering to a seated goddess (?) One woman is busy picking bunches of dates from a palm-tree, which the other presents to the seated lady. There is a footstool below her feet, a relief on the side -panel of her stool, a crescent in the sky aobve. Yet she wears no horned mitre. All have the same long hair doubled up and tied into a chignon. All are draped in the same fringed robe. Bituminous limestone cylinder. No field number.
Length:
2cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
UE X: 278   -   Other Number
B17761   -   Old Museum Number

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