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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures and Inscriptions
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Cylinder Seal with Two Figures and Inscriptions


Description Provenance Credit
Description The scene on this seal shows a standing goddess in flounced robes and horned headdress posed with bent arms, and raised hands facing a bearded male figure wearing a short tunic. The scene also incorporates 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
hematite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.780
Measurements
H: 15/16 x Diam: 7/16 in. (2.4 x 1.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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