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Presentation scene. Enthroned deity with horned crown and flounced garment is approached by suppliant female deity also with horned headdress and flounced garment holding by hand a shaven headed worshipper (probably owner of seal) who holds his right hand in front of his mouth. Solar disk...

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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. (Accession Date: November 10, 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, Sumerian, Ur III, 2112–2004 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Sumer

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 29.8 mm x 17

Accession Number

65.1378

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals