University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1077
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Beryl
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 544 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, beryl, fragment PBS XIV: A worshiper with turban, beard, hair tied behind and a plain fringed shawl, adores with one hand up in front of an inscription in form of a prayer. There are two Rhombs in the field. "Ishbe azag...//his word in heave and earth...stands.//No revelation comes forth,//no elevation increases.//May he live who collects thy decrees,//may thy libator last for ever.//the standard bearer,//they servant worshiper..." Broken concave cyl. seal. Beryl, 34 x 14 1/2 mm.


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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