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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B5025
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Babylonian
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition Purchase, 1890
Other Number:PBS XIV: 375 - Other Number
P261217 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder, limestone

PBS XIV: A god like Martu steps forth club in hand. He has a conical hat, no beard nor shawl, only a short tunic. There is a large caduceus in front of him.

A second god has one bare arm hanging, the other half folded like Martu, but wears a conical hat, his hair tied in a swallow tail behind, and a long fringed embroidered robe. The emblems in front are the crescent and the squat monkey.

A worshiper with conical hat, beard, hair tied in a swallow tail, and a long robe leaving both arms bare (?), adores with one hand up. Concave cyl. seal. Black limestone (?), 24 x 13 ½ 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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