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Summary

Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscriptions
Artist
Anonymous (Near East)
Unknown author
Title
Cylinder Seal with Standing Figures and Inscriptions
Description
English: The depicted scene features a standing goddess in long robe, with one arm raised, wearing a horned headdress. Before her is a standing worshipper, also in a long robe, with one arm raised. Between them is a small shrine (?). There is a cuneiform inscription incorporated into the scene, in three registers.
Date Unknown date
Unknown date
(Ur III)
Medium lapis lazuli
Dimensions Diam: 0.9 cm (0.3 ″)
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
42.699
Place of creation France
Object history
  • Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941
  • Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase
Credit line Museum purchase, 1941
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Source Walters Art Museum: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svg Home page Information icon.svg Info about artwork
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