Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1039
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq
Section Near Eastern
Materials Hematite

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.

Credit Line Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number PBS XIV: 481 - Other Number

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