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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal
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modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM77255


excavation number: 12N607?


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 4.4 cm, Diam: 2.8 cm

material:

date: Akkadian (ca. 2250 BC)

description:
Badly worn cylinder seal. Combat scene with male figure, facing left, rampant lion, and deer(?).

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:44
created: February 25, 2006
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