University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31-43-44
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Locus: G 170
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Iconography:Martu
Ishtar
Marduk?
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.16709 - Field No SF
UE X: 538 - Other Number

Description

Concave. Martu, nude Istar, Marduk? UE X: a Samas-like god in horned mitre and pleated shawl steps onto a low base, but carries no weapon. Facing him stands Martu with turban, splayed beard, short shawl, holding a slender club. BOth ahve their hair tied up. The nude votary in front face keeps her hands clasped and has locks of hair down on her shoulders. Concave haematite cylinder.


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