University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-12-42
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lava Stone
Iconography:God
Palm Tree
Crescent
Length: 2cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other NumberUE X: 278 - Other Number
B17761 - Old Museum Number

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.


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