University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1044
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Achaemenid Period
Date Made: 6-4th centuries BCE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Marmolite
Length: 2.8 cm
Outside Diameter:1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 662 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, marmolite

PBS XIV: The Persian hero, seizes by the leg two rampant winged ibexes with heads turned aside. The reverse has a crescent over a plant of life like the silphium. Cyl. seal. Marmolite, 28 x 10 mm.


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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