University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1101
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster (uncertain)
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 444 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, weathered, white, soft, probably alabaster PBS XIV: A rampant winged ragon is attacked by two nude hunters with short clubs or scimitars. There are some more weapons in the field, the sharp dagger of the older Gilgamesh, the spear of Marduk, and the crooked stick of Martu. And also a bird and a scropion, emblems of Bau and Ishtar. Cyl. seal. Limestone, 18 1/2 x 11 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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