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Cylinder Seal

Object Number:B1088
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Baghdad
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis
Credit Line:Purchased from Khabaza, Baghdad; subscription of R. F. Harper, 1889
Other Number:PBS XIV: 82 - Other Number

Description

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.

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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