University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1036
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Hematite
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 404 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, hematite

PBS XIV: The worshiping of Shamash notched sword in hand, his bare leg lifted on a low stool. He has a horned mitre, a plaited shawl girded about and opening in front. There are a crescent above, and a sun disk with a cross inside. The usual divine attendant leads by the hand a worshiper in turban and fringed shawl. The symbolic animal behind is a lion - or a dog(?). Samas. Aa. Cyl. seal, Hematite, 23 x 12 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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