University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1076
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: 319 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, hematite PBS XIV: The worshiping of a standing deity holding below the crescent a spouting vase from which two fillets are overflowing. She has a horned mitre, her hair tied in a loop, a flounced robe. There is a club in front of her and perhaps a fish along the liquid streams. A worshiper in turban and fringed shawl adores with one hand up. The assistant goddess does the same with both hands. She has the usual horned mitre, hair tied in a loop and flounced Cyl. seal. Hematite, 18 1/2 x 10 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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