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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- Lamma goddess


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56028


excavation number: 2N459


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.9 cm, Diam: 1.6 cm

material: diorite

date: Ur III (ca. 2100 BC)

description:
Presentation scene: seated king holdng cup faces bald worshipper , followed by suppliant (Lamma) goddess. Inscription: (i) dingir(?) I(?)-bi [dingir. EN.ZU] (ii) Na-sa6 (?).ARAD.[ZU].

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:08
created: June 16, 2005
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