Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B14510
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq
Period Ur I
Section Near Eastern
Materials Hematite

PBS XIV: The worshiping of Martu by a divine attendant as above. The emblems between are the sun disk, with cross and rays, the crescent, a small nude Gilgamesh in front face holding a spouting conical vase.

“Nin-shubur//pure heavenly messenger”

Two small figured opposed feet to feet have been cut in the middle of the inscription: a nude Zirbanit in front face with clasped hands and a jeweled girdle, and a worshiper in turban and embroidered robe, adoring with one hand up.

Concave cyl. seal. Hematite, 26 x 11 mm. MS Coll.

Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number PBS XIV: 359 - Other Number | P269476 - CDLI Number

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