Quartz var crystal (rock crystal) cylinder seal; standard presentation scene before a standing, kilted figure; worshipper led by a goddess before a standing, kilted figure (deity?) who raises one hand beneath a crescent moon and before whom is a crook. In the field, a pot and a ball-and-staff. There is a base-line below the scene; inscribed.


Thing

Made Of
rock crystal
Type of Thing
cylinder seal
Subject
devotee/worshipper, deity, sun/moon

Place

Found In
Baghdad

Time

Acquired In
1945
Period/Culture
Old Babylonian

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