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Stamp Seal

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Object Number:
B14542
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Elamite
Provenience:
Iraq
Period:
Archaic
Date Made:
pre 3000 BC
Early Date:
-3500
Late Date:
-3000
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Hunter
Dog
Description:
black, flat, rectangular. convex back with eight dots. images of hunter and dogs. Elamite Style
PBS XIV: a nude hunter and three dogs. the hunter is an awkward figure, with bird like head, one arm extended, the other hanging and holding a curved stick or club. The uncertain line over the shoulder may represent a bow. The horned head between the dogs may represent the game, antelope or ibex. There is a flat crescent above and a second unfinished, nude hunter below. rough work with burr and point. flat rectangular seal, with convex back, adorned with eight large dots. black marble, 47 x 28 mm. MS. Coll.
CBS Register: flat rectangular seal. convex back with 8 dots, black marble. Archaic, before 3000 BC. Elamite style, hunter, dogs.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
PBS XIV: 1h   -   Other Number

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