University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1030
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Serpentine
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 196 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, red serpentine (Marmolite)

PBS XIV: Two seated figures drink through a pipe, from a large vase placed on a square stand between them. They have, perhaps, a beard, their long hair bound by a fillet, a fringed shawl covering one shoulder, and X-shaped seats. A servant stands behind them with clasped hands, and a fringed shawl or Sumerian skirt about his body. There are a star and a crescent above. Cyl.. seal. Red marble, 28 1/2 x 16 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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