Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1073
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq
Section Near Eastern
Materials Basalt

CBS Register: seal cylinder, basalt

PBS XIV: A nude hunter with head in profile, wild locks and a beard, seizes a human headed bison by neck and leg. A Gilgamesh in front face, with locks and beard, fights with a second bison. Eabani, with head in profile, round horns and long tresses, grasps in his arms a bull attacked by a lion. Cyl. seal. Black diorite, 23 x 13 mm.

Credit Line Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number PBS XIV: 119 - Other Number

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