University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1810
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Babylonian
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 417 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder in hematite

PBS XIV: The worshiping of Shamash. His hair is tied in a swallow tail. There are a crescent above, and a sun disk with cross and rays within. A bearded worshiper brings a lamb. He has a turban and fringed shawl opening in front. The usual divine attendant adores with both hands up. THe emblems in the field are the turtle, a lizard or fish, a small crouched lion, a nude Gilgamesh fighting a rampant lion. Broken concave cyl. seal. Hematite, 25 x 14 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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