Artist Babylonian, Mesopotamian
  • Cylinder Seal with Two Goddesses and Inscription of Owner's Name
Date 1900 - 1600 BCE
Medium quartz crystal
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/8 × 5/8 inches (2.9 × 1.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 45.500
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: [translated: Nanna-luti, son of Ili-iqisham, servant of (the storm-god) Adad]
(Charles L. Morley);
1945-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
von der Osten, H.H. Ancient Oriental Seals in the Collection of Mrs. Agnas Baldwin Brett. University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, 1936, vol. XXXVII, pp. 1, 12, 45-46, 51, 53, 60: pl. VIII, 77.

Bulletin of the DIA 42, no. 4 (1963): pp. 73-75 (ill.).

Meerchyad, Lina. "Ancient Mesopotamian Seals in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): pp. 67-68 (fig. 15), cast from seal (fig. 16), 70, no. 13.