An Akkadian cylinder seal from Larsa
An Akkadian cylinder seal from Larsa depicting Nergal with a sickle-sword and his characteristic mace/scepter with two lion heads (c. 2360–2180 BC, carved from soapstone). An enemy lies defeated at his feet.
Old-Babylonian baked clay plaque
An 18th-17th c. BC Old-Babylonian baked clay plaque fragment with a high-relief figure of Nergal wearing a cap, with long curly hair and beard, a pair of lion ears, holding a mace/scepter decorated by a double lion’s head and two daggers secured at the belt.