Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16299
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area from Gipar-ku, Larsa level
Period Pre Ur Iii
Date Made ca. 2500 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Diorite
Iconography Votary | Nannar

CBS Register: cylinder seal. diorite. votary before Namar. Ninigigalzid, dumu, Ur pa... ka-ai-de-a, dub? c. 2500 BC

UE VII: cylinder seal. published as B16229

UE X: bare-headed worshipper introduced by the assistant goddess to the seated god. Elongated crescent. Cubi stool with a short back. Double inscription: Mes-sig-gi (?), son of Ur nannar (?), and KA-zi-de-a, sone of Nam-sag-ga. Grey steatite cylinder.

Length 2.8 cm
Width 1.5 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.6779a - Field No SF | UE X: 319 - Other Number | P270079 - CDLI Number

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