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Cylinder Seal with Figure and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Figure and Inscriptions


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene on this cylinder seal depicts a standing figure in long robe, with a star in the field behind him and a standing altar (?) with a winged disk of Assur above it, as well as an inverted crescent. The scene is completed by a two-line cuneiform inscription.
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
n.d. (Neo-Babylonian)
Medium
brown stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.680
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 x Diam: 5/8 in. (3.5 x 1.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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