University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B14537
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Jemdet Nasr
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberPBS XIV: 1c - Other Number


pink color. three running dogs with tails curving over their backs. reverse carved in shape of a lions head, incised detail on face, smooth mane. pierced lengthwise through mane.
PBS XIV: three crouched or standing lions - or dogs (?) Rough work partly cut with the burr. The reverse has a profile lion's head in relief. Flat seal with convex back. Pink marble, 50 x 43 mm. MS. Coll.
CBS Register: flat seal. back has a relief head of a lion, Pink marble. Archaic, before 3000 BC. Elamite style, animals.

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

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