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Cylinder Seal with Seated Deity, Worrshipper, and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Seated Deity, Worrshipper, and Inscriptions


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Description The depicted scene features an interceding goddess in a long tufted robe and horned headdress, with one arm raised, leading a worshipper before a seated deity in long, tufted robe, and a horned headdress. The field between the seated deity and interceding goddess includes an inverted crescent. The scene is framed with a cuneiform inscription in two registers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/26/1978Treatmentother
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
black stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.577
Measurements
Diam: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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