Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-12-18
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PD Rubbish in filling of Gigunu
Locus Pd. Rubbish in filling of Gigunu.
Section Near Eastern
Materials Jadeite
Iconography Antelope

CBS Register. U.12795. Cylinder Seal. Jadeite. Antelopes passant. herds.

UE X: U.12795a. antelopes grazing. each body has two heads, one bent, one erect, meaning a pair of animals, and explaining the sign for "two" placed above their backs. Jadeite cylinder.

Length 2 cm
Width 2.3 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number U.12795 - Field No SF | U.12795a - Field No SF | UE X: 72 - Other Number | B17737 - Old Museum Number

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