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Stamp Seal

Object Number:B14538
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Elamite
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Archaic
Date Made: pre 3000 BC
Early Date: -3500
Late Date: -3000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:PBS XIV: 1D - Other Number

Description

PBS XIV: a crouched animal. the two dots above may be a second unfinished animal reversed and opposed to the first. Roughly cut with the burr. The reverse has a profile lion's head in relief. Flat seal with convex back. White marble, 30 1/2 x 27 1/2 mm. MS. Coll.

CBS Register: flat seal. back has a relief head of a lion. White marble. Archaic, before 3000 BC. Elamite style, animals.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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