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Culture:Assyrian
Title:Gem
Materials:chalcedony, conical shape
Measurements:Overall: 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 7/16 in; 2.2 cm x 2.9 cm x 1.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC SEAL.XX.5
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Description:
Worshipper standing before altar bearing three vertical columns, on one of which a sphere is impaled; wheel cut

Tags:
ancient; gemstones; columns; worship; figures

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