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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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished).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: IM56052


excavation number: 2N522


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Extant length: 2.3 cm, Diam: 1.55 cm

material: schist

date: Akkadian to Old Babylonian (ca. 2250 BC)

description:
Broken; surviving scene shows presentation scene (worshipper introduced by Lamma goddess) before god; behind him dragon(?)

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:20
created: August 1, 2005
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