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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:
B1811
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Period:
Babylonian
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Hematite
Description:
CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder in hematite
PBS XIV: The worshiping of the goddess Ishhara, stepping forth scepter and ring in hand, her bare leg lifted on a low stool. She has the horned mitre, hair tied in a loop, plaited shawl girded about and opening in front, and cross straps over her shoulders. A worshiper in turban and fringed robe adores with one hand up. There is a squat monkey in front, and behind him a bareheaded servant in fringed loin cloth carrying a pail and a libation vase.
"Gimil-Ishhara//servant of Adad." Cyl. seal. Hematite, 20 x 12 mm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper
Other Number:
PBS XIV: 451   -   Other Number

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