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Presentation scene. Seated deity with horned crown holding ring and scepter -- royal insignia. Star inscribed in crescent in field right above ring and scepter. A suppliant with round cap and turban stands in front of seated deity. Interceding goddess wearing horned crown and flounced garment...

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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.

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

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

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Legacy dimension: 27.5 mm x 13

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Green serpentine


The Ancient World