University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1063
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 449 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, basalt PBS XIV: The worshiping of a god like Martu stepping forth club in hand. He has the usual turban, beard, tunic and short fringed shawl. A worshiper in turban and fringed robe brings a kid as an offering. Behind the god the usual divine attendant adores with both hands up. The emblems in the field are, the crooked stick of Martu perhaps ending in ibex head, the turtle, the bee or fly, the squat monkey. "Ninsianna, //Kabta." Concave cyl. seal. Black basalt, 26 1/2 x 15 1/2 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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