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Cylinder Seal with Deity, Worshipper and Inscription
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Cylinder Seal with Deity, Worshipper and Inscription


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The depicted scene features a standing deity in a long robe with foot on foot rest. Facing the standing deity is a second standing figure in a long, tufted robe. Behind this second figure is a third- a standing goddess with horned crown and raised hands. The field between the standing deity with footrest and the worshipper includes an inverted crescent. The scene also incorporates a cuneiform inscription in three registers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/26/1978Treatmentother
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 Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1970-1670 BC (Old Babylonian)
Medium
hematite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.437
Measurements
1 1/8 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.8 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm) (h. x w. x diam.)
Geography
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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