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Cylinder Seal

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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 Number:PBS XIV: 51 - Other Number
1668 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-1668 - Old Museum Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder. hard limestone. Archaic. 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.

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] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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