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Stamp Seal

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Object Number:
B14537
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Period:
Jemdet Nasr
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Dogs
Lion
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
PBS XIV: 1c   -   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)
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