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Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscription
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Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscription


Description Provenance Credit
Description The scene on this seal depicts two addorsed, standing figures in long tufted robes, with hands raised in a posture of supplication. The scene also includes three registers of cuneiform inscription.
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
n.d. (Babylon I)
Medium
hematite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.611
Measurements
H: 7/8 x Diam: 5/16 in. (2.3 x 0.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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