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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mesopotamian, Assyrian period
Title:Cylinder seal
Date Made:900-600 BCE
Type:Documentary Artifact
Materials:carnelian
Place Made:from Nineveh?
Measurements:Overall: 1 1/4 in x 7/16 in x 1/2 in; 3.2 cm x 1.1 cm x 1.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC SEAL.XX.2
Credit Line:Mead Art Museum Collection
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Description:
columnar fire altar surmounted by winged disk of Assur and Ishtar armed with bow and quiver, at right a single worshipper

Label Text:
Three worshipers facing spade with winged solar disc above.

Tags:
documentation; ancient; seals; figures; worship

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