University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31-16-677
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Thickness: 4 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.13607 - Field No SF
UE III: 518 - Other Number
B19085 - Old Museum Number


CBS Register: fragment of clay jar stopper with seal impressions. Hero hunter, lion, crescent. Seal of Mes-an-nipadda, lugal Kiski, dam-nu-gig. UE III: Gilgamish and the bull between two lions rampant, one of which bites him in the shoulder. on either side of the group Enkidu and the hunter-hero armed with a dagger. The latter wears a long beard and a head-dress in the Kish style. Below the cartouche a human Swastika is made of four runners with long hair and beard, armed with dagger and catching each other's foot. This is the seal of mes-an-ni-pad-da lugal kis dam-nu-gig.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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