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shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- bull, human-headed


shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- hero


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 653.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14658


excavation number: As. 31:811


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
4 high

material: shell

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Two nude girdled figures with flat caps holding two human-headed bulls; crescent and tree in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:24
created: December 20, 2004
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