Cylinder Seal


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16924
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 871
Period Akkadian
Date Made 2350-2150 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Gold | Carnelian
Iconography Mother | Child

CBS Register: Part of Contents of an unusally rich grave of the Sargonid period (c. 2700 BC) PG 871. B16919 - B16925; also three copper vessels U.10759-61. cylinder seal. carnelian with gold caps. offering to a mother and child.

UE II: Cylinder seal, carnelian, with gold caps.

Length 1.9 cm
Width 1 cm
Outside Diameter 1 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number U.10757 - Field No SF | P270192 - CDLI Number

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