Akkadian Shamash in Boat Sun god seal Cylinder Tablet Cuneiform Sculptural www.Neo-Mfg.com museum reproduction
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2pc Set. Seal and plate
The seal represents the nightly travel of the sun god Shamash in the subterranean waters, on the base on belief that the sun passes through the netherworld during the night. The divine passenger, characterized by rays issuing from his shoulders, is seated inside a mythical boat with human-shaped prow, conventionally reported as minor deity.
Akkadian empire seal
Tell Asmar, ancient Eshnunna
Chicago, Oriental Institute Museum (AS 11396)
Shell; H 3.7
Akkadian period (2350-2200 BC)
In spite of its mythical meaning, the ship is depicted with the characteristics of the time, being clearly made of reeds, as the black Magan boats. (AL)
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