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Neo-Assyrian drilled style. Worshipper at right stands before Adad who stands on back of recumbent bull and holds lightning bolt. A goddess, holding a ringlet (Ishtar?), stands to his rear. Two vertical panels of inscription behind worshipper. Crescent at right and "seven dots" (the...

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

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Legacy dimension: 35 mm x 15.5

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Cloudy chalcedony


The Ancient World