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Cylinder seal with king and goddess

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Unfinished cylinder seal with standing figures still in the early stages of cutting.

Provenance

By 1983: Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston; 1983: given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, 7 December 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Old Babylonian, 2000–1594 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.2 x 1.2 cm (7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1983.568

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals