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Black hematite cylinder seal; the king with a mace faces the suppliant goddess, with raised hands, on a base-line; between them are a goat-fish facing right above a small deity (probably a goddess) in a flounced robe who is seated on a high double-box throne and raises one hand towards the king. Behind the king are a disc and crescent above a crook; three columns of inscription; slightly chipped.
Diameter: 1.40 centimetres (max?)
Diameter: 1.30 centimetres (min?)
Length: 2.80 centimetres
- Not on display
- Fair; slightly chipped.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- According to register part of "collection of Babylonian signets and cylinders". Bought from Messrs Bonomi and Catherwood (BM Central Archive, Committee minutes volume XIV, p.3984). and annotated "Bonomi" in WAA copy of Cullimore. Also described without details of method of acquisition in British Museum List of Additions, 1835, pp.467-8 (British Library shelf no: 732 f 13). No further details in Department's report to Trustees (BM central archive Reports, 1835, p.3923).
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: LBL.732.f 13