University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1069
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: 389 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, polished basalt PBS XIV: The worshiping of a god stepping forth like Martu but without any beard or weapon. The usual divine attendant adores with both hands up. Between them there are a crescent on a support, and a nude Zirbanit in front face. Behind the god there are a bareheaded Amorite servant in short loin cloth carrying a crooked stick and a squat monkey. Concave cyl. seal. Serpentine, 25 x 13 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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