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Cylinder seal: ANE.65.1966

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Cylinder seal. Scene shows a weather god brandishing a lightning bolt, a diminutive figure kneeling, an interceding goddess and worshipper. Inscription erased.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.021 m
Width: 0.009 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966) by British Museum & British School of Archaeology in Iraq


Old Babylonian
Circa -1700 BCE - -1600 BCE

Materials used in production

black Serpentine

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.65.1966
Primary reference Number: 89004
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.65.1966
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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