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God with bows at left, holding axe in left hand. The spear symbol (marru) of Marduk surmounted by crescent to his rear. Worshipper stands before him. Goddess (Ishtar?) wearing sword and holding ring stands behind worshipper facing the god. In the field above are seven dots (the Pleiades) and...

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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, Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian, 883–612 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 36.5 mm x 13.5

Accession Number

65.1401

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals