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Cylinder Seal with Two Men and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Two Men and Inscriptions


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The scene depicts a standing man in a short tunic, facing a standing deity who has one foot resting on an animal and holding a mace in a bent, outstretched hand. There is a cuneiform inscription in two registers. The seal is damaged across the top.
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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Creator
Period
early 2nd Millennium BC (Old Babylonian)
Medium
hematite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.578
Measurements
Diam: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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