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God wearing horned headdress (Sun god?) riding in a boat. He is seated on a goose throne with worshipper in front of him. The vessel is steered by a helmsman. Star, crescent, and bird in the field above. Date palm next to the boat.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer Collection; December 31, 1974: gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.

Object Place

Akkad

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 3 x 2 cm

Accession Number

1974.568

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals