Ur III cylinder seal with presentation scene and traces of inscription

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A carved green hardstone cylinder seal decorated with a presentation scene to a goddess. A blank space on the seal retains traces of an erased inscription, presumably so the seal could be re-used by a new owner.

Culture
Mesopotamia, Ur III period, c. 2192-2004 BC

Size
2.6 x 1.5 cms

Condition
Intact as shown, very slight chips on edges

Provenance
Ex. collection: R.H., Leighton-Buzzard, Bedfordshire, UK; acquired from a local estate assembled during the early/mid 20th Century.

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