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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1073
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 119 - Other Number

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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