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Conoid stamp seal, Neo-Babylonian drilled style. Worshipper before altar bearing symbol of Nabu, god of scribes, and others.

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, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, 625–539 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 23.5 x 15 x 30 h mm.

Accession Number

65.1621

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals