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Cylinder Seal with Goddess, Two Bearded Males and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Goddess, Two Bearded Males and Inscriptions


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The depicted scene features a bearded, standing deity in a horned crown carrying a mace or staff. The deity faces a bearded, standing worshipper with one raised arm. Behind the deity is a third figure, standing, with both arms raised. All three figures wear long robes. The scene also includes a cuneiform inscription in three registers.
Provenance Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Period
1970-1670 BC (Old Babylonian; Babylon I)
Medium
brown and white stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.806
Measurements
H: 13/16 x Diam: 1/2 in. (2.1 x 1.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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