Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B14487
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq
Period Pre-Sargonic
Section Near Eastern
Materials Shell

PBS XIV: A nude hunter with bird like head in profile lifts by the hind leg a reversed oryx. He joins hands on the opposite side with an extraordinary composite figure, a human bust with bird like head, above two hind parts of bulls or lions. The two extended arms hold the two tails, one of which terminates in a horned ibex head. There are a palm and a branch in the field. Cyl. seal. Shell, 21 x 11 1/2 mm

Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number PBS XIV: 111 - Other Number | P269453 - CDLI Number

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