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


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Description The scene depicts a standing, long-robed figure with one arm raised, behind a second standing figure in a short robe. The figure in the short robe faces a third figure, wearing a long robe. The field between the two facing figures includes a line of cuneiform script; additionally, there are 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
early 2nd Millennium BC (Old Babylonian)
Medium
quartz (?)
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.626
Measurements
Diam: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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