University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B4499
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Parthian
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Persian
Date Made: 3rd-7th centuries CE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Chalcedony
Outside Diameter:2.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Hermann V. Hilprecht, Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other Number:PBS XIV: 746 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: agate (?) ring with certain symbols on sealing surface, ring indented. Parthian period. Exact place unknown (probably near Murashu archives) PBS XIV: The plant of life. The silphium (?). Ring seal. Chalcedony, inside diam.: 15; outside: 22 1/2 mm. Nippur, 1894, near the Murashu's house.


Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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