University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B1041
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Carnelian
Chalcedony
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 605 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, carnelian chalcedony PBS XIV: The four winged Bel-Marduk fights with two rampant antelopes. He has a beard, his hair tied in a mass, an open Assyrian shawl with three zones of fringes. There are, moreover, a palm like tree of life, a fish and a rhomb, symbols of water and earth, and two border lines. Rough work cut with burr and wheel. Convex cyl. seal. Carnelian, 32 1/2 x 13 1/2 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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