Enthroned Goddess with Worshipers

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black serpentine
Overall: 1 7/16 × 1 in. (3.7 × 2.5 cm)
Morgan Seal 245
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Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
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"Scenes showing worshipers standing before a deity without an intermediary (245-247) are rare in this period and later." Porada, CANES, p. 30

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Enthroned goddess with mace facing worshiper who carries kid and pours libation over flaming altar -- Behind worshiper, two female worshipers, one with pail, other with arm upraised supporting object on palm of her hand -- Star and crescent in sky -- Terminal: plant.

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