Artist Babylonian, Mesopotamian
  • Cylinder Seal with Goddess and Inscription of Owner's Name
Date 1800 - 1700 BCE
Medium Agate
Dimensions Overall: 1 3/8 × 11/16 inches (3.5 × 1.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 45.499
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: [translated: Enlil-abi, son of Abi-iddinam, servant of (the god) Amurrim.]
(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. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, 1936, vol. XXXVII, pp. 1, 12, 25, 45-46, 60; pl. VIII, 74.

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 (fig. 14), 70, no. 13.