Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Mesopotamia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 86-35-265
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Mesopotamia
Date Made 999-1 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Stone
Iconography Man | Griffin | Plant | Star

Cylinder seal, black (steatite?). lion-headed kneeling man facing winged griffin, plant between, star in field.

The hole is not centrally drilled--is this reworked pourly?

Credit Line Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
Other Number M231 - Field No SF

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