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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:30-12-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PD Rubbish in filling of Gigunu
Locus: Pd. Rubbish in filling of Gigunu.
Section:Near Eastern
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


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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