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Object Number:35-1-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Hero
Lion
Ibex
Tree
Length: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1935
Other Number:U.18925 - Field No SF
UE X: 176 - Other Number

Description

Steatite. concave. Kish hero, lions, ibexes rampant, pine tree. UE X: a hunter of the Kish type, but with bow and quiver hung across his back, has caught by the neck two lions rampant. Two ibexes crossed with them escape in the hills symbolized by the pine-tree, not without urinating from fright. steatite cylinder.


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