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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1066
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: 149 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: seal cylinder, hard black basalt

PBS XIV: Contest of divine heroes, nude athletes with belts, horned mitres, beards, and hair tied in a loop behind. One armed with a club tries to reach the crown of his enemy. The second pulls down the crown of his kneeling adversary. Two lines cut the reverse in two registers. Concave cyl. seal. Black diorite, 26 1/2 x 15 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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