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  • Copy of Victory Stele Inscription · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Credit Description This stone tablet has the same inscription as a victory monument at an important battlefield celebrating the defeat of a coalition of Babylonians and Elamites by the Assyrians The inscription gives details of the battle and ends with a brief account of building operations in the newly conquered area Provenance Edgar J Banks Bagdad claimed from Nineveh Henry Walters Baltimore 1931 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation On obverse Aszszur the great lord father of the gods Anum Enlil and Ea Sin Szamasz Ada Marduk Nabu Nergal Isztar the Seven Gods the great gods who stand at the side of the king their worshipper who make his weapons bitter to all his enemies Sennacherib the great king the mighty king king of the universe king of Assyria king of the Four Corners you desired king protector of truth lover of justice the one who performs favors companion of the crippled he who searches for goodness the perfect young man the warlike male foremost of all kings Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1931 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/9986/copy-of-victory-stele-inscription/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Crown with Goddesses and Floral Elements · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    crown depicts fertility goddesses in addition to sacred trees lotus blossoms and rosettes Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Found near Latakiyeh according to dealer Fahim Kouchakji Baurat Adolf Schiller Galerie Bachstitz The Hague 1929 Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1929 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33808/crown-with-goddesses-and-floral-elements/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Crown with Goddesses and Ibexes · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    rectangular plaques in stamped relief depicts fertility goddesses and ibexes Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Found near Latakiyeh according to dealer Fahim Kouchakji Baurat Adolf Schiller Galerie Bachstitz The Hague 1929 Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1929 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5987/crown-with-goddesses-and-ibexes/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cylinder Seal · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the cylinder seal Their seals tend to be tall and thin and often devote much of the surface to inscriptions of prayers as in this example which also depicts a seated deity holding divine symbols Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 05 1970 Treatment cleaned other 3 20 1974 Examination other Provenance Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1941

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/2536/cylinder-seal/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cylinder Seal · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Date Description Narrative 12 05 1977 Treatment other Exhibitions Ancient Persia The Art of an Empire University Art Museum University of Texas at Austin Austin The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Provenance Acquired by Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1941 purchased by Walters Art Museum 1941 Credit Museum purchase 1941 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/7528/cylinder-seal-5/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cylinder Seal · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    greeted by three other deities Stalks of grain sprout from the females while tree branches grow from the two males perhaps referring to a specific myth Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 05 1970 Treatment cleaned other Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Mrs Henry Walters New York Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1941 Walters Art Museum 1941 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1941

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/14117/cylinder-seal-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cylinder Seal · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    274 35 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Cylinder Seal Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description Although the Achaemenids used stamp seals for private documents cylinder seals continued to be used for official royal business This seal depicts the king fighting a lion griffin in two scenes First he engages in close combat with the lion griffin Second the king standing on a reclining sphinx aims his bow at the mythical beast also standing on a sphinx Between them is the benign god Ahura Mazda in an oval cartouche with a winged disk above Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 28 1970 Treatment cleaned other 4 01 1983 Treatment cleaned other Exhibitions Ancient Persia The Art of an Empire University Art Museum University of Texas at Austin Austin The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Provenance Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1941 Walters Art Museum 1941 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1941 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Iranian Artist Period 550 330 BC Achaemenid Medium chalcedony Precious

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/38841/cylinder-seal-4/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cylinder Seal with a Deity Accepting an Offering · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    rests one foot on a stool and holds the saw of justice in his outstretched hand The sun disk nestled in a crescent floats between the two The goddess Lama stands with her hands raised in supplication Behind her a male figure in a kilt holds a curving weapon at his side and another figure behind Shamash holds the bucket and sprinkler associated with fertility Provenance Sadie Jones Mrs Henry

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25283/cylinder-seal-with-a-deity-accepting-an-offering/ (2016-02-18)
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