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Object Number:B14509
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Archaic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
Iconography:Animals
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:PBS XIV: 56 - Other Number
1416 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-1416 - Old Museum Number

Description

PBS XIV: three registers of animals. 1. bulls, crouched antelopes, scorpion, star, and group of stars. 2. lions and star. 3. crouched antelope, flying bird and stars. Cyl. seal. basalt, 67 x 16 1/2 mm. MS. Coll.

CBS Register: seal cylinder. black basalt. Archaic (Elam?)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: #1416, plate 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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