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Cylinder Seal

Seal (Object)

Object Number:49-12-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Bamboula
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Tomb 12:23
Period: Late Cypriot IIA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Steatite
Length: 2 cm
Outside Diameter:0.8 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel, 1949
Other Number:S104 - Field No SF

Description

C-surface worn. Dark gray steatite. Long-robed figure with 3 short oblique lines behind head, facing right, standing with one hand raised behind small sacred tree and large griffen seated on hinelegs. Human figure wears long flairing skirt marked by vertical lines and held to waist by belt, covering of upper body indefinable.

Bibliography:

[Article] Smith, Joanna S. 2012. "Seals, Scripts, and Politics at Late Bronze Age Kourion". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 116. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 51, 61, 66, 73; no. 2; figs. 7b, 10b, 12, 20a-bView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Daniel, John F., and Angel, John L., and Porada, Edith, and Benson, Jack L. 1972. Bamboula at Kourion: The Necropolis and the Finds.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 144, pl. 38b, B1623View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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