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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1110
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Chromite (uncertain)
Shale (uncertain)
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 369 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, perhaps chromite

PBS XIV: The worshiping of a god like Martu, but with no beard and only a short tunic. A worshiper in conical hat and plaited robe, extends one hand perhaps in sign of adoration. Behind the god a worshiper in turban and long robe adores with one hand up. The emblems in the field are a caduceus (?) a squat monkey, a small bandy legged man one hand up. Concave cyl. seal, much worn. Chromite (?), 24 x 13 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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