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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B16935
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 673
Period: Sargonic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
Steatite
Iconography:Gilgamesh
Bull
Lion
Length: 2.6 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.9634 - Field No SF
P270194 - CDLI Number

Description

dark, concave. image of Gilgamesh, bull, and lion.

CBS Register: Tomb group from a rich grave of the Sargonid period. PG 673. With objects B16926 - B16936. Cylinder seal of dark steatite. Gilg., bull, lion. concave.

UE II: Cylinder seal, dark steatite.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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