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Cylinder seal: ANE.6.1943

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Cylinder seal, a hunting scene, horned animal seized by a lion, which is in turn attacked by a bull-man

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.021 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Dating

2nd Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
Production date: circa 2800 BC

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.6.1943
Primary reference Number: 88894
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.GA.2.1943
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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