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Cylinder Seal with Seated Crowned Goddess and Two Men
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Cylinder Seal with Seated Crowned Goddess and Two Men


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Description The scene on this seal shows a seated deity wearing a horned crown and flounced robe, offering a cup to a standing figure facing him, also wearing a long robe. In the deity's other hand, appears to be a boomerang. Between these two figures is a small dancing stick figure, and an inverted crescent is located in the field between them. There is also a third figure with one arm raised, who stands behind the figure recieving the cup. Additionally, there is a cuneiform inscription in three registers incorporated into the scene.
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
1970-1670 BC (Babylon I)
Medium
hematite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.795
Measurements
H: 1 x Diam: 9/16 in. (2.5 x 1.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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