|Artifact Identification||Stamp Seal (1900.53.0099A)|
|Period/Date||Neo-Assyrian, 700–620 BCE|
|Location||On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit|
|Dimension 1 (Height)||2.6 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||2.3 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||2.2 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Dark Gray (N4) -ns|
Rogers: A bell shaped, stamp seal pictures Ea, the God of the Deep, with the body of a fish. Streams of water are spouting out of his shoulders. Two symbols appear on the seal, the crescent and a diamond. Porada: A fish-man with a flowing(?) vase. In the field: a crescent and a rhomb.
Porada, Edith. "Concordance of Seals in the Oriental Museum, UIUC." Unpublished ms., ca. 1950. Rogers, Frances. Babylonian Seal Cylinders as a Historical Source, UIUC Master's Thesis, 1929.