A KASSITE RED AND GREY AGATE CYLINDER SEAL
CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.
With a seated bearded male figure wearing long robe, a dog seated at his feet, horned animal head, Kassite cross, rhomb and fly in the field, with a six line Sumerian inscription reading "Shamash, great lord, merciful god, who heard prayer, who grants life, on the servant who reverences you have mercy"
1½ in. (4 cm.) high