University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B14537
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Jemdet Nasr
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Dogs
Lion
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberPBS XIV: 1C - Other Number

Description

PBS XIV: three crouched or standing lions - or dogs (?) Rough work partly cut with the burr. The reverse has a profile lion's head in relief. Flat seal with convex back. Pink marble, 50 x 43 mm. MS. Coll.
CBS Register: flat seal. back has a relief head of a lion, Pink marble. Archaic, before 3000 BC. Elamite style, animals.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians. Volume XIV.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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