FMNH 156696.nosub[1]

  • 156696 semi-precious stone seal, cylinder
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    Description: Overall view
  • 156668: Basalt cylinder seal

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    Description: Basalt Cylinder seal. Upper: The sun god seated on a throne in his boat. Before him stands a adorant with hands raised. A figure sits in the prow, and another sitting in the stern holds a steering oar. Middle: A large bird spread-eagle, and a small running animal. Lower: Two couchant antelopes facing each other. Various globes in field.
  • 156603: Impression of shell cylinder

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    Description: Impression of shell cylinder seal found in grave Old Palace Area. Horned (?) deity, boat like structure, grasping paddle (?), seated in boat is human figure wearing long garment made of goat or sheepskin; in front is long tailed quadruped with what may be a small fish above its back. Lower register: two human figures, short skirted, placing a brick upon the top of 4-stage ziggurat (?); two human figures, short skirted, loads on heads approach masons; one short skirted human figure facing a seated human with garment; all figures dressed in goat or sheep skin clothing.
  • 156696: Impression made from Early

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    Description: Impression made from Early Dynastic Period lapis lazuli cylinder seal. Four rampant animals, two crossed lions attacking two antelopes; at right an antelope with all feet on the ground, above four globes close together; between the lions and above a crescent and a globe.
Catalog Number: 156696.nosub[1]
Description: seal
Materials: stone; lazurite - lapis lazuli
Time Period: Early Dynastic
Locality: Asia, Iraq, Kish
Accession Number: [1497] Excavations at Kish, Iraq (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1924
Other Numbers: 2312 A, 88264, 88484
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
City/Town: Kish
Collector/Source: Excavations at Kish, Iraq, Excavations at Kish, Iraq
IRN: 1366113
GUID: d9cba848-0e60-403d-9f9c-a65b5b284ed9