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Cylinder Seal
From Southern Mesopotamian Period, 3000 BCE - 4000 BCE
Fish-Shepard God and Priest King seen wearing familar roll brimmed hat, hair bun and beard net, feeding his temple flock.The figure feeds flowery branches of rosettes which symbolises devotion and prosperity (which are like the symbolic flowery rosesstes on western church windows.) The post in the middle is a symbol for Goddess Inanna.