11 June 2001
A FRAGMENTARY ELAMITE LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL
Sukkalmah Dynasty, Circa 1700 B.C.
Preserving the upper portions of the seal, with a bearded deity wearing a horned tiara holding a rod in his raised right hand, facing a bare-headed worshipper, his hands raised in prayer, with a four line inscription in Elamite cuneiform reading, "Shil[ha], son of Unnu[...], servant of Lila-[irtash], spear-bearer of the god [...]"
19 X 11 mm
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The owner of this seal was the servant of Lila-irtash, the Grand Vizier of Elam.
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