University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1032
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 429 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, hematite PBS XIV: The worshiping of Shamash (?) stepping forth as above but the scepter and ring in hand. The worshiper in turban and fringed shawl adores with one hand up. The divine attendant does the same with both hands. Two small figures behind worship with one hand up, the man in a short tunic or loin cloth and the woman in a long robe. They are perhaps servants. The emblems in the field are the crescent, the squat monkey, the ampulla, and libra. Concave cyl. seal. Hematite, 23 1/2 x 11 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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