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Cylinder Seal

Seal (Object)

Object Number:49-12-294
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Bamboula
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Tomb 19:26
Period: Late Cypriot IIIA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Steatite
Stone
Length: 2 cm
Outside Diameter:1 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel, 1949
Other Number:Mi194 - Field No SF

Description

Complete and intact. Much worn. Dark gray-blue steatite. Nude male figure holding dagger(?), facing ibex turned at right angles to ground line with head facing upward and turned back, dog in reverse direction bull(?) back to back with dog, smaller indefinable animal in reverse direction in lower field.

Bibliography:

[Article] Smith, Joanna S. 2012. "Seals, Scripts, and Politics at Late Bronze Age Kourion". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 116. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 51-62-71-73; no. 16; figs. 7j, 11b, 19, 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Daniel, John F., and Angel, John L., and Porada, Edith, and Benson, Jack L. 1972. Bamboula at Kourion: The Necropolis and the Finds.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 144, pl. 38h, B1629View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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