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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:31-43-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Soapstone
Iconography:Caduceus
God
Worship
Length: 2.4 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.16146 - Field No SF
UE X: 371 - Other Number

Description

Worshipping a seated god. Caduceus.

UE X: two worshippers standing before a seated deity seem to bring kid offerings (?), the first leading the second by the hand. The god holds a small vase (?) in his fingers. A Nergal weapon is planted behind him. His low seat is reinforced by rungs. The three are draped in fringed shawls. Pink steatite cylinder.

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