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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:31-43-43
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Worshipper
God
Star
Crescent
Length: 1.9 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.17251 - Field No SF
UE X: 525 - Other Number

Description

Worshipping a standing god. Star and crescent. Amorite libator. (Ma-ni-anum dumu Basa-ilu, arad dEnki)

UE X: a worshipper in turban and fringed robe stands before his god distinguished by his horned mitre and long hair doubled up and the club he holds in hisclasped hands, but draped like the worshipper in a fringed robe. There is a sun-disk above him, and at the back an Amorite libator in turban and short loin-cloth holds a cone and bucket. Seal of Si-li-bu-um, mar Puzur-ilu, warad E-a. Haematite cylinder.

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