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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B16874
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 692
Period: Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made: 2500-2340 BCE
Early Date: -2500
Late Date: -2340
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Diorite
Length: 3.3 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.9661 - Field No SF
P270187 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: cylinder seal. diorite. concave. "Mu-lugal-gis". Two Gilgamesh with flat turban and loin cloth, two crossed lions, two antelopes, small figure and deer.

UE II: Cylinder seal, mottled marble; slightly carinated. Half the circumference is in two registers having above an inscription: cook of Lugal-Gis.

Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1929. "Gem Cutters in Ancient Ur". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. no. 3-4. pg. 258-306 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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