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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:31-17-120
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Shamash
Mountain
Length: 3.5 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U. - Field No SF
UE X: 236 - Other Number
B19526 - Old Museum Number

Description

CBS Register: U... cylinder seal. limestone. Shamash with flaming wings seated on mountains.

UE X: the god with the flaming wings sits in judgement. His throne is made of tiers of mountains. The prisoner, a nude man with a strange head, is brought before him by his assistants. Samas wears a horned mitre and a flounced robe, his servants only a flounced kilt and a staff of office. Limestone cylinder, no field number.

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