Akkadian Cylinder Seal with the Depiction of Nissaba

Culture: Akkadian
Period: 2340-2200 B.C.
Material: Serpentine
Dimensions: 3.7 cm x 2.4 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6085
Provenance: Collection Marco Ricci, Vienna, acquired at a British auction house.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large serpentine cylinder seal with the depiction of Nissaba with a horned tiara, the goddess of grain, writing, the scribes and of agriculture. Her throne consists of a pile of grain, while crops are spearing from her back. In the background an accompanying deity, and in front of her a line of deities with horned tiaras and long robes greeting Nissaba.