Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Object Place: Syria
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Presentation scene: Seated beareded king wearing skull-cap and turban and holding cup is approached by another bearded figure, a votary, also wearing skull-cap and turban who carries a goat in one hand, his other hand raised to his mouth. Behind him is a tutelary goddess wearing horned headdress and long fleeced garment with two hands raised. Between the seated king and the votary above the cup is solar orb inscribed in crescent. Cuneiform inscription in three columns.
By 1893: collection of Edward Perry Warren; 1893: purchased by the MFA from Edward Perry Warren.