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Cylinder Seal with Amurru (?) Ub in Hunting Costume and an Inscription
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Cylinder Seal with Amurru (?) Ub in Hunting Costume and an Inscription


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Description The scene on this seal depicts a standing figure in short tunic facing a standing goddess with long, flounced robe and horned headdress. There is an inverted crescent in the field between them, at face level. The scene incorporates a cuneiform inscription 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
1970-1670 BC (Old Babylonian; Babylon I)
Medium
red and yellow stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.805
Measurements
H: 1 x Diam: 7/16 in. (2.6 x 1.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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