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Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Baghdad

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B5062
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Baghdad
Period Babylonian
Section Near Eastern
Materials Diorite

CBS Register: Babylonian cylinder seal. Diorite.

PBS XIV: two rampant lions attack and bite in the neck two crossed bulls. a hunter has seized a lion by the tail and strikes him on the head with a knife or crooked stick. His head isin profile, he has a long beard and a short loin cloth. A plant with triangular leaves or fruits and a lizard form a primitive landscape. There is an eagle withoutspread wings and head in profile, and in the lower register a small worshiper, perhaps the owner of the seal. He stands up, with hands clasped, in an attitude of respect. His head is bare, his chin grows a short beard. a long shawl is thrown over his left shoulder, and reaches below the knee. Cyl. seal. black diorite, 29 x 18 1/2 mm. Bagdad, 1890.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition Purchase, 1890
Other Number PBS XIV: 74 - Other Number | Ward Seal Cyl. No. 171 - Other Number | L.961.12.10 - Old Loan Number | P261254 - CDLI Number

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