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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B16310
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Diqdiqqeh
Date Made: ca. 2000 BCE
Early Date: -2050
Late Date: -1950
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Iconography:Samas
Votary
Goddess
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.6687 - Field No SF
UE X: 476 - Other Number
P270086 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: cylinder seal. hematite. "Samas," votary and a minor goddess. 22 x 10 mm c. 2000bc

UE X: worshipper standing before the same type of god who holds his weapon horizontally and steps forwards, his bare leg resting on a small base. There is a sun-disk and crescent above. Behind the worshipper the assistant goddess prays with both hands raised. Seal of Arad Sin, arad nin-subur. Haematite cylinder.

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