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Cylinder seal: ANE.1.1967

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Description

Cylinder seal with incised decoration showing a priest, a hero fighting a bull and a lion, and also a lion attacking a goat

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.019 m
Width: 0.011 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1967) by Duke, L. S., Mrs (Canada)

Dating

1st Dynasty of Babylon
Circa -1800 - -1600

Materials used in production

Hematite

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.1.1967
Primary reference Number: 89010
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.1.1967
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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