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Object Number:B15248
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Date Made: 8th century BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Carnelian
Length: 2.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1923
Other Number:U.775 - Field No SF
UE X: 611 - Other Number

Description

archer in chariot CBS Register: cylinder seal, carnelian UE X: Assyrian chariot with the archer shooting while the driver holds the reins of the galloping horses. The enemy bowman shoots from the ground. He is down on one knee, the other leg being raised against the horses' legs. The wheels have six spokes. There is a flagpole and a lion's mask at the back of the chariot, and star and crescent in the sky. Carnelian cylinder.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty.. Published for the Trustees of the Two Museums by the Oxford University Press. Vol. VI.View Objects related to this reference

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