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Neo-Babylonian Drilled Style. Standing god with headdress surmounted by crescent. He is surrounded with nimbus (melammu) of stars. Worshipper (owner of seal?) with raised right hand at his right. Cuneiform inscription between god and worshipper. At left, winged, bearded genius with plant in...

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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, Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, 625–539 B.C.

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Legacy dimension: 28 mm x 13

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Medium or Technique

Orange/red carnelian


The Ancient World