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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1111
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Babylon
Period: Old Babylonian Period
Date Made: 1900-1600 BCE
Early Date: -1900
Late Date: -1600
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Soapstone
Inscription Language:Akkadian Language
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 326 - Other Number
P454849 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, soapstone

PBS XIV: The worshiping of a god like Adad, stepping forth thunder fork in hand, his bare leg lifted over a small spouting vase. He wears a horned mitre, his hair tied in a short tail behind, a flounced shawl girded about and opening in front to let pass his bare leg. Two worshiper in turbans and fringed shawls stand up, the first lifting one hand in sign of adoration, the second keeping both hands clasped.

Dagania//servant of Sumuabum. Concave cyl. seal. Serpentine, 20 1/2 x 11 mm.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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