CBS Register: terracotta relief. 3 fragments joined. Left upper edge broken off. Beltis leading priest or worshipper
PBS XVI: Ishtar and the worshiper. She leads him by the left hand, introducing him to a higher god. His right hand is raised in sign of adoration. Ishtar, goddess of war, holds the caduceus, her emblem. Her horned mitre, tunic of kaunakes, long locks on the shoulders, bracelets and necklace become her royal figure. The worshiper is dressed after the Gudea fashion: round turban, short hair, long beard and a fringed shawl opening in front. Moulded relief.
Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
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Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)
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