Cylinder Seal


From: Iraq | Baghdad

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1088
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Baghdad
Section Near Eastern
Materials Lapis Lazuli

CBS Register: Seal cylinder, lapis lazuli

PBS XIV: a nude Gilgamesh stands between a stag and an ibex. He has a profile bird like head and wild locks. Eabani with head in profile and long tresses, seizes a lion by the tail, while wilding a spear over his head. the reverse is divided in two registers by two lines, with a lizard below. Cyl. seal. lapis lazuli, 17 1/2 x 11 mm. Bagdad, 1889.

Credit Line Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number PBS XIV: 82 - Other Number

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