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Presentation scene. Enthroned divinity with horned headdress surmounted by crescent, probably the Moon god Nanna/Sin, holding handled cup in one hand, is approached by a female tutelary divinity with long garment and horned headdress holding by hand a worshipper (owner of seal?). Solar disk...

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By 1930: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; 1930: given to the MFA by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, 10 March 1965.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Ur III, 2112–2004 B.C.

Object Place

Sumerian/ Babylonian


Legacy dimension: H. 3.1 cm Diameter 1.8 cm [/] 0.031.1

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Medium or Technique

Black steatite


The Ancient World