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Cylinder Seal

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Object Number:B8946
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Baghdad
Period: Babylonian
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number:PBS XIV: 89 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Babylonian seal cylinder, deeply cut, not finished, alabaster

PBS XIV: a nude kneeling hunter, with bird-like head in profile, lifts up with out-stretched arms two reversed ibexes. A small standing figure, with a belt and a short loin cloth, is praying with the two hands up. Cyl. seal. Calcite stalacite, 29 x 19 mm. Bagdad, 1889.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians.. The University Museum, Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XIV.View Objects related to this reference

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