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Presentation scene to right, and contest scene to left. At right, a worshipper being introduced to seated deity holding cup by an intermediary divinity. Above the cup is globe inscribed in crescent. At left, bullman (kusarikku) grappling winged lion (Anzu?). Between these scenes are a small...

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Provenance

By 1934: R.S. Cooke collection, Harrow Hill, Middlesex, England; 1934: purchased by the MFA from R.S. Cooke.* (Accession date: June 7, 1934) * Eighteen seals, 34.191-34.208, were purchased as a group for £201.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Old Babylonian, 1894–1595 B.C.

Object Place

Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.020 Length:

Accession Number

34.203

Medium or Technique

Haematite

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals