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Cylinder Seal - AM.0384
Origin: Central Asia
Circa: 1900 BC to 1600 BC

Collection: Near Eastern
Medium: Hematite

Additional Information: 1.9 cm x .9 cm / f
Location: Great Britain
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‘The design consists of three standing figures. In the middle is the god with mace, in short clothes and holding his mace at the waist. Facing him on the right is a human worshipper in fringed robe, raising one hand. On the left is a god in horned tiara and long robe falling in creases, raising both hands.

This is an Old Babylonian seal, c. 1900-1600 B.C. It is in the typical detailed style of the period, well engraved, also in very good condition.’

Interpretation and dating provided by Professor Lambert. - (AM.0384)


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