University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B15248
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: E-nun-mah, W corner below the foundation of the drain
Date Made: 8th century BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Length: 2.5cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1923
Other NumberU.775 - Field No SF
UE X: 611 - Other Number


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.


[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty. VI. View Objects related to this

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