Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16874
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 692
Period Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made 2500-2340 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Diorite

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.

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

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