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Cylinder Seal with a Presentation Scene and Inscription
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Cylinder Seal with a Presentation Scene and Inscription


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The depicted scene features a seated deity facing a worshipper and interceding goddess. There is an emblem (unclear) in the field between the worshipper and seated deity. There is also a cuneiform inscription in three registers incorporated into the scene.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/04/1968Treatmentother
5/26/1978Treatmentother
5/26/2010Treatmentcleaned; other
Provenance Thomas Gibson-Carmichael, London, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Carmichael sale, Sotheby's, London, June 1926, p. 39, no. 355 (526); Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, 1926, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration, Sumerian] in-zu-zu / dub-sar dumu a-ag-ga?-na / ARAD2 {d}ne3-eri11-gal [https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272844] [Translation] Inzuzu / the scribe, son of Aggan(a) / servant of Nergal
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
21st-20th century BCE (Old Babylonian/Isin-Larsa)
Medium
lapis lazuli
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.189
Measurements
H: 7/8 x W: 7/16 x Diam: 7/16 in. (2.2 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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