University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B14504
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Ur III
Date Made: c. 2050 BC
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -2000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberPBS XIV: 322 - Other Number
1707 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-1707 - Old Museum Number
7 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
CBS14505 - Other Number

Description

PBS XIV: The worshiping of a seated bearded god, holding a small vase below the crescent. He has a turban, a fringed shawl, a seat covered with flounced material and resting on a dais. A worshiper with short hair and beard (?) and a fringed shawl adores with one hand up. A divine attendant does the same with both hands. She has the usual horned mitre, hair tied in a loop, and flounced shawl.
“Etaralum//servant of Martu”
Cyl. seal. Hematite, 23 x 11 mm. MS Coll.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians. Volume XIV.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 7View Objects cited in this Publication

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