|Ca. 1900-1700 B.C.|
Old Babylonian Hematite Cylinder Seal with Cuneiform, Names of Venus & Spouse
Showing on the right a god in horned tiara raising one hand. In the middle another god with a mace, on the left a Lamma goddess in horned tiara and long flounced robe raising both hands. Two lines of cuneiform inscription with the names of two gods: Ninsi Anna ( the old Babylonian equivalent of Venus) and Katba.
Display stand included.
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Dimensions: 1.9 cm L - 3/4”|
|Primary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Near Eastern / Middle Eastern Antiquities|
|Condition : Intact|
|Provenance: Ex. German collection, acquired in the 1980s|
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