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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Babylonian
Title:Cylinder seal
Date Made:1500-800 BCE
Materials:hematite, cylindrical
Place Made:from Nineveh?
Measurements:Overall: 5/8 in x 3/8 in; 1.6 cm x 1 cm
Accession Number:  AC SEAL.XX.16
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Description:
Naked figure to right holding column topped with crescents; facing him, man in long robe behind whom two flies and an upright serpent; two lines from inscription read: God Shamash, Goddess Aa

Tags:
ancient; seals; figures; nudes; columns; deities

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