Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16305
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area Below surface, D.P.
Period Ur I
Date Made c 2000 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Stone | Hematite
Iconography Seated God | Votary | Vase | Ampulla Libra | Dog | Stick

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.

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

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