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Seated god on throne at left with star inscribed in crescent above him. Interceding goddess grasps by hand a bare or shaven-headed male suppliant carrying a sacrificial kid on his arm. Another figure holding a situla follows him. The hairdo of this last figure may be compared to that of Akkadian...

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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, Akkadian, Late Akkadian, 2200–2100 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamian

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 2 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1468

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals