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Cylinder seal

Principal group at right: a seated goddess with horned headdress and holding crook between two standing figures, female at left and male with shaven head at right. In the field to right a vulture and scorpion. In the field to left orb inscribed in crescent and mongoose. Group at left: small...

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By 1899: Edward Perry Warren Collection; 1899: purchased by the MFA from E.P. Warren.

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Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian, Middle-Late Bronze Age, 1800–1300 B.C.

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The Ancient World