Description The variety of mythological scenes increased dramatically during the Akkadian period. In this seal, a seated vegetation goddess is greeted by three other deities. Stalks of grain sprout from the females, while tree branches grow from the two males, perhaps referring to a specific myth.
- Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance Mrs. Henry Walters, New York; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1941
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