Seal with worshipper
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
7th–early 6th century B.C.
Length: 23 mm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue chalcedony. Oval, conoid stamp seal, pierced at the top. On the base, worshipper standing to right with hands raised before an altar with symbols of Marduk (spade) and Nabu (stylus) and crescent above. On one side, Nabu with hands raised to left. On the other side, priest of Dagon in fish costume with situla to right. Scratched surface and small chips missing around the base.
By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift to MFA from Burton Y. Berry in Memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut, October 15, 1969
Gift of Burton Y. Berry in memory of Michel Chiha of Beirut