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Cylinder Seal with a Presentation Scene and an Inscription
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Cylinder Seal with a Presentation Scene and an Inscription


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene on this seal features an interceding goddess leading a bald worshipper wearing a long robe by the hands, to seated deity. Cuneiform inscription in two 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.
Inscriptions [Transliteration, Sumerian] 1. lugal?-a?-gi? 2. dumu da?-ga#? [https://cdli.ucla.edu/search/archival_view.php?ObjectID=P272863]
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
ca. 2050-1950 BCE (Ur III)
Medium
black stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.631
Measurements
Diam: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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