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Stamp seal: ANE.509.5.1954

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Description

Conoid seal showing a bearded worshipper before an altar (in the form of a dragon supporting a spade). Both the dragon and the spade are associated with the god Marduk. A crescent and a rhomb appear in the field.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.022 m
Length: 0.027 m
Width: 0.022 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, Robert, Sir

Dating

Neo-Babylonian
Circa -650 - -500

School or Style

Neo-Babylonian

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.509.5.1954
Primary reference Number: 88941
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.509.5.1954
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Stamp seal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/88941 Accessed: 2022-06-26 15:53:59

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