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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B16305
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Below surface, D.P.
Period: Ur I
Date Made: c 2000 BCE
Early Date: -2200
Late Date: -1800
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Seated God
Ampulla Libra
Length: 2 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.7046 - Field No SF
UE X: 390 - Other Number


CBS Register: cylinder seal. hematite. seated god holding V [roman numeral 5?] two rotaries. Vase, ampulla, libra, dog, crooked stick. 21 x 9 mm c.2000BC

UE X: seated god of the "standard" type as above. The worshipper stands before him with clasped hands, followed by the assistant praying with one hand up. Crescent, ampulla, libra, a seated dog with a crook on head, a Nergal weapon are scattered in the field. Haematite cylinder.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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