Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B17009
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 563A
Period Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made 2500-2340 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Calcite
Iconography Hero | Enemy

Ur Nidaba. solar heroes and enemies.

CBS Register: Season V. part of Grave 563 (circa BC 3100). Missing, copper tumbler. U9312. Calcite, U.9311. Copper casserole U.9313, bucket, claypot, decayed copper pin. Objects B17006 - B17009. one cylinder seal. calcite. Ur Nidaba. Solar heroes and enemies.

UE II: Cylinder seal, shell. Four figures, 2 fighting, 1 standing, and 1 reclining; inscription: ur-nidaba.

Length 2.6 cm
Width 1.3 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number U.9310 - Field No SF | P270201 - CDLI Number

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