hard. roughly cut, long 2 in 2.
PBS XIV: a passing bull, a scorpion, a long tailed feline in a landscape of mountains and leaves. archaic linear design made with the cutting tool. Cyl. seal, hard limestone, 55 x 9 1/2 mm. MS. Coll.
CBS Register: seal cylinder. hard limestone. Archaic. roughly cut. long, 2 in 2.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1668 || - || Sommerville Number|
|29-128-1668 || - || Old Museum Number|
|PBS XIV: 51 || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Manual Descriptive of a Collection of Talismans Engraved on Stones and Metals of Various Countries and Epochs, Illustrative of What Man has Worn for his Protection from Accident and Disease; Also, Ancient Gems, Babylonian Cylinders, Persian Seals, etc.
: Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 24, Fig. 1668
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