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Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscriptions


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Description The depicted scene features a standing goddess in long robe, with one arm raised, wearing a horned headdress. Before her is a standing worshipper, also in a long robe, with one arm raised. Between them is a small shrine (?). There is a cuneiform inscription incorporated into the scene, in three 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
n.d. (Ur III)
Medium
lapis lazuli
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.699
Measurements
Diam: 3/8 in. (0.9 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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