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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:30-12-43
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: found loose in the soil at depth of 2.00 m.
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Jadeite
Iconography:Snake?
God
Length: 1.8 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number:U.12017 - Field No SF
B17762 - Old Museum Number

Description

CBS Register. Ur 1928-9, Season VII. Cylinder Seal. jadeite. offering a snake (?) to a seated god.

UE II: Cylinder seal, green stone.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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