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Lapis lazuli cylinder seal with gold caps (one of which survives) over a bitumen core; divided into two registers by two pararell, horizontal lines. Above a goddess with her hair looped up behind, wearing a robe with a double-rolled herm and raising her left hand, sits on a stool facing right. She is approached by four women, each with her hair looped at the back, wearing a fringed robe, with her right hand raised. Below, a spear, point downwards, surmounted by a crescent; a standing figure, facing right, with her left hand outstretched; a large chipped area with horizontal lines proturding from each side of it; two figures, facing left, with their right hand raised like those in the top register and similarly clad. The beginning of the scenes in the upper and lower registers do not correspond; partly defaced.
Diameter: 1.23 centimetres
Diameter: 0.50 inches
Height: 3.25 centimetres (with one cap)
Height: 3.06 centimetres (without cap)
Height: 1.4375 inches
- Not on display
- Fair / poor; one of gold caps missing; a large chipped area; partly defaced.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
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- Additional IDs
Excavation/small finds number: U.7954 (excavation number)