Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1066
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq
Section Near Eastern
Materials Basalt

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.

Credit Line Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number PBS XIV: 149 - Other Number

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