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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Assyrian
Title:Cylinder seal
Date Made:900-600 BCE
Type:Documentary Artifact
Materials:serpentine
Place Made:from Nineveh?
Measurements:Overall: 1 in x 1/2 in; 2.5 cm x 1.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC SEAL.XX.10
Credit Line:Mead Art Museum Collection
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Description:
Columnar fire altar with triangular base in center; left, single worshipper in fringed robe and bearded at right, deity radiate between figures.

Label Text:
This seal shows a single, bearded worshipper wearing a fringed robe and holding an offering beside a columnar fire altar.

Tags:
ancient; seals; columns; worship; figures; documentation

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