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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:31-43-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: AH
Locus: A.H.
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Seated Goddess
Crescent
Worshipper
Length: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.17344 - Field No SF
UE X: 324 - Other Number

Description

Hard, concave. Introducing worshipper to seated goddess; crescent.

UE X: introduction scene. bare-headed worshipper, in fringed shawl, led by the assistant, in pleated robe, before the seated goddess in flounced dress. Horned mitres and chignons mark sex and rank. Seat built like a recessed gate. crescent above. Concave steatite cylinder.

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