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Mythological/presentation scene. A god wearing sword (Tishpak?) is seated on a throne whence emerge five serpents. A bearded male votary stands in front of him presenting a plough. The god also holds part of the plough. Behind the votary stands a nude figure holding a spear in his left hand 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. (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, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.

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Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 2 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1413

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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