Sealing or "bulla" with impression of presentation scene - ROM2007_9145_1

ROM2007_9145_1

Sealing or "bulla" with impression of presentation scene

Medium:Unfired clay
Geography: Drehem, Mesopotamia (Iraq)
Date: c. 2112-2004 BC
Period: year date unknown, Ur III Period
Dimensions:
4.5 x 4.37 cm
Object number: 994.233.2
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift in Honour of Thomas Kierans
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionThis lump of clay was wrapped around the ends of cords used to seal clay vessels, it was then sealed by a cylinder seal. The impression shows an enthroned figure approached by a worshipper and another figure. According to the inscription the seal belonged to the scribe Lugalitida.
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