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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1039
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: 481 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, hematite

PBS XIV: The worshiping of a bearded god, his bare leg lifted on a base like Shamash but without any weapon in hand. He has the horned mitre, hair tied in a loop, and plaited shawl girded about and opening in front. Opposite a god in short tunic like Martu steps forth, but with no club in hand. He has a conical hat, and his hair tied in a swallow tail. A bareheaded, beardless worshiper in short fringed shawl brings a kid as an offering. Concave cyl. seal. Hematite, 21 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. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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