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Object Number: B14448
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Archaic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Plaster
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberPBS XIV: 51 - Other Number
1668 - Sommerville Number
29-128-1668 - Old Museum Number

Description

hard. roughly cut, long 2 in 2.
PBS XIV: a passing bull, a scorpion, a long tailed feline in a landscape of mountains and leaves. archaic linear design made with the cutting tool. Cyl. seal, hard limestone, 55 x 9 1/2 mm. MS. Coll.
CBS Register: seal cylinder. hard limestone. Archaic. roughly cut. long, 2 in 2.


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

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Manual Descriptive of a Collection of Talismans Engraved on Stones and Metals of Various Countries and Epochs, Illustrative of What Man has Worn for his Protection from Accident and Disease; Also, Ancient Gems, Babylonian Cylinders, Persian Seals, etc. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 24, Fig. 1668View Objects cited in this Publication

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