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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B15593
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Seated Goddess
Length: 3.8 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1923
Other Number:U.1268 - Field No SF
UE X: 249 - Other Number
P269923 - CDLI Number


CBS Register: cylinder seal. diorite. Presentation to seated goddess. Line of ducks (swans?) Nin-dingir, dam Lugal-usumgal.

UE X: same motive. The division line resembles a brick terrace. The stool is built like a double recessed gate. Seal of Nin-dingir, wife of Lugal-usum-gal. Grey steatite cylinder.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1929. "Gem Cutters in Ancient Ur". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. no. 3-4. pg. 258-306 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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