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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:
30-12-18
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
PD Rubbish in filling of Gigunu
Locus:
Pd. Rubbish in filling of Gigunu.
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Jadeite
Iconography:
Antelope
Description:
CBS Register. U.12795. Cylinder Seal. Jadeite. Antelopes passant. herds.
UE X: U.12795a. antelopes grazing. each body has two heads, one bent, one erect, meaning a pair of animals, and explaining the sign for "two" placed above their backs. Jadeite cylinder.
Length:
2cm
Width:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
U.12795   -   Field No SF
U.12795a   -   Field No SF
UE X: 72   -   Other Number
B17737   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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