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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures and Inscriptons
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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures and Inscriptons


Description Provenance Credit
Description The depicted scene features a man in a short tunic. He faces a standing deity with a horned crown and long flounced robe, with both arms raised. The scene also incorporates a cuneiform inscription in four registers.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
early 2nd Millennium BC (Old Babylonian)
Medium
greenish-white stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.669
Measurements
H: 15/16 x Diam: 1/2 in. (2.4 x 1.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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