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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B16299
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: from Gipar-ku, Larsa level
Period: Pre Ur Iii
Date Made: ca. 2500 BCE
Early Date: -2550
Late Date: -2450
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Diorite
Iconography:Votary
Nannar
Length: 2.8 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.6779a - Field No SF
UE X: 319 - Other Number
P270079 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: cylinder seal. diorite. votary before Namar. Ninigigalzid, dumu, Ur pa... ka-ai-de-a, dub? c. 2500 BC

UE VII: cylinder seal. published as B16229

UE X: bare-headed worshipper introduced by the assistant goddess to the seated god. Elongated crescent. Cubi stool with a short back. Double inscription: Mes-sig-gi (?), son of Ur nannar (?), and KA-zi-de-a, sone of Nam-sag-ga. Grey steatite cylinder.

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