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11-JUN-2010 Ali Majdfar

Stone Cylinder Seal

National Iran Museum

3rd Mill. B.C.
This is a seal showing Goddess of agriculture and also domestic animals protector Goddess .
On the left, expanded image of its engraving is shown:
Agriculture Goddess is sitting while surrounding with 9 wheat bunches. In front of her, animal protector Goddess with a goat like horn is offering her a kid. Between them there are moon crescent on top and goat kid on bottom. There are also some domestic animals behind the protector Goddess.

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Yvonne15-Jun-2010 10:26
You have such a rich heritage and we are very lucky that you share these pictures and their story with us Ali! v
Stephanie15-Jun-2010 10:09
More interesting artifacts! I really appreciate your sharing these wonderful museum pieces with us Ali! V
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