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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures
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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene on this seal depicts a standing figure in a short tunic facing a second figure in long, tufted robe with hands raised. The scene incorporates cuneiform text in three registers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/26/1978Treatmentother
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.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Creator
Period
early 2nd Millennium BC (Old Babylonian)
Medium
black stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.587
Measurements
Diam: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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