Scorpion with a Plant

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white marble
Overall: 1 7/16 × 13/16 in. (3.7 × 2.1 cm)
Morgan Seal 31
Provenance: 
Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
Notes: 

"... a pot of the Jamdat Nasr period shows a scorpion in a panel and the effect is much the same as that produced by the design of seal 31."--Porada, CANES, p. 6-7

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Scorpion -- Plant.

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