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Cylinder seal with god
  • CollectionCollection Near East
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberO.02784
  • Object nameCylinder seal
  • TitleCylinder seal with god
  • CulturePhoenician
  • GeographyPlace of production: Near and Middle East (Asia)
  • Date-500 / -301
  • MaterialLapis Lazuli (Stone)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Bust of a god in solar disk with four wings (Ahura Mazda?), followed by the title and name of ship captain (or fleet commander?) Padiaset, in hieroglyphs. Probably a transcription of a Phoenician name with theonym Asiti, a goddess worshipped in Sidon.