|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||PBS XIV: 494 - Other Number|
1403 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-1403 - Old Museum Number
PBS XIV: The worshiping of two standing deities. The first has a horned mitre, his hair tied in a swallow tail, a flounced robe, his hand extended low. The second steps forth like Martu, one hand to his breast, the other hanging. He has a conical hat, a beard, his hair tied in a swallow tail, a short fringed tunic. The usual divine attendant adores with both hands up.
“servant of Nergal//servant of Ragamirik”
The last name meaning: “of the far reaching cry,” is perhaps an epithet of the storm god Ramman-Adad.
Concave cyl. seal. Hematite, 18 ½ x 9 mm. MS Coll.
|[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians. Volume XIV. Actual Citation||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: #1408, plate 34||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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