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Presentation scene. A bearded god, wearing a horned crown and a long pleated skirt open in front, and carrying a "saw" is approached by a bearded figure wearing a horned crown, a short skirt or tunic, and a mantle, and carrying a mace. Behind this figure is a comb-shaped symbol and a vessel,...

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Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.* (Accession date: April 2, 1936) *40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

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

Object Place

Babylon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .15 x .7 mm.

Accession Number

36.213

Medium or Technique

Hematite

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals