University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1017
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:agalmatolite (uncertain)
Serpentine (uncertain)
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 262 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, agalmatolite (?), serpentine flesh colour PBS XIV: The worshiping of a seated bearded god holding a small vase below the crescent. He has a horned mitre, his hair tied in a loop, a flounced robe, a seat with three legs on one side, resting on a dais. In front of him the shaven and shorn worshiper in a fringed shawl adores with one hand up. In the rear a diving attendant does the same with two hands up. She has the usual horned mitre, hair tied in a loop and a plaited robe. Lushalim, son of Namal. Concave cyl. seal. Talcose serpentine, 28 x 14 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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