|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Archaeology Area:||found 28 ft. deep in X|
|Credit Line:||Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896|
|Other Number:||PBS XIV: 339 - Other Number|
CBS Register: seal cylinder. clay, rudely made, inscribed
PBS XIV: The worshiping of a standing deity with turban and fringed shawl. The figure on the other side of the inscription, with bare legs and short tunic, is perhaps Martu.
“Abni-Shamash//son of Nur-ilishu//servant of Nin-shubur”
Ancient clay cast of concave cyl. seal. A mold was used, and only one half of the surface was molded. The marks of the fingers which pressed the lump of clay into the mold are seen at the back. The inscription seems to have been the important part, and was perhaps preserved on record in the temple archives. Nippur.
|[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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