Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur | Diqdiqqeh

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16288
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur | Diqdiqqeh
Date Made pre 3000 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Shell
Iconography Eagle | Gazelle | Star | Lance | Net

CBS Register: cylinder seal. shell. eagle and two gazelles. star on a lance, net. 26 x 9 mm. Before BC 3000

UE X: two registers. below, a net. above, a spread eagle grasping two antelopes (?), standing or half-knelling with heads turned back. There isa tree in the field. shell cylinder.

Length 2.5 cm
Width 0.8 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.7118 - Field No SF | UE X: 112 - Other Number

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