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Presentation scene. Divinity wearing horned crown, holding ring and rod, seated on temple-altar stool on a low platform with recessed panelling. His feet rest on human headed bull (lamassu). Another human-headed bull in field above. A male suppliant also wearing horned crown presents the...

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Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

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

Object Place

Mesopotamian

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1488

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

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