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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B5002
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Babylonian
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Serpentine
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition Purchase, 1890
Other Number:PBS XIV: 187 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder, serpentine

PBS XIV: The worshiping of the rising Shamash with rays from his shoulders and his notched sword in hand, stepping over mountains. On either side two divine attendants fling open the gates of dawn. Behind them a third stands with clasped hands. Concave cyl. seal, much worn. Black diorite, 41 x 26 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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