University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B14511
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Ur I
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:PBS XIV: 473 - Other Number
1663 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-1663 - Old Museum Number

Description

PBS XIV: The worshiping of a god in turban and short tunic stepping forth like Martu, one arm hanging, the other folded to his breast. The emblems in front are the crescent and the crooked Martu stick. The usual divine attendant adores with one hand up. “Nabu, great lord…//looking…//had given…//prayers (?)…” Cyl. seal. Black basalt, 27 ½ x 12 mm. MS Coll.


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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