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Cylinder seal: ANE.17.2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Black cylinder seal showing a series of figures including: a divine attendant, a seated figure, and a bow-legged dwarf. This seal was recut along the lines of the worn original.

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.024 m
Width: 0.011 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005) by Groos, Gordon, Mr. and Mrs.

Dating

Ur III, Isin-Larsa (recut later)
Circa -2100 - -1750

Materials used in production

Metadolomite

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.17.2005
Primary reference Number: 137233
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 May 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Cylinder seal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/137233 Accessed: 2024-02-24 21:44:41

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