INANNA CYLINDER SEAL IN BLACK CHLORITE

MS 2784
MS Short Title INANNA CYLINDER SEAL
Text TO INANNA, WHO GRANTS A LIFE OF HEALTH TO THE ONE WHO WORSHIPS HER; LITERARY PRAYER
Description MS  in Old Babylonian on black chlorite, Babylonia, ca. 2000-1800 BC, 1 cylinder seal, h. 2,7 cm, diam. 1,5 cm, 3 lines in an extremely fine minute cuneiform script, with the Lamma goddess standing with hands raised in worship, facing a standing god or king, holding a mace, wearing a broad rimmed hat, from a top quality workshop.
Context Hymns to Inanna are MSS 2367/1 [TBA], 2367/3, 2647, 2698/1-2, 2784, 3286, 3301, 3376 and 3384.
Commentary Literary texts are rarely found on cylinder seals.
Place of origin Babylonia
Dates 2000 - 1800 BC

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