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clay -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


clay -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56491


excavation number: 3N48


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.6 cm, Diam: 1.4 cm

material: clay

date: Old Babylonian? (ca. 1800 BC)

description:
Tan clay; combat scene: two males figures fighting lion.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:27
created: August 4, 2005
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