FMNH 156697.nosub[1]

  • 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.
  • 156606: Impression of serpentine

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    Description: Impression of serpentine cylinder seal. Two rampant lions (?) crossed in conflict, or attempting to reach figures at either side; on left a bull-man, on right a rampant goat or antelope, their forelegs engaged in the struggle, yet facing each other; these last two figures are separated by two short horizontal parallel lines in middle
  • 156697: Impression made from lapis

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    Description: Impression made from lapis lazuli cylinder seal The scene runs down the axis of the seal instead of across it. Gilgamesh holding an antelope in each hand by its hind legs, above (or below) is another antelope crosswise to the scene and upside down.
Catalog Number: 156697.nosub[1]
Description: seal impression
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: 2195, 88266, 88484
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
City/Town: Kish
Collector/Source: Excavations at Kish, Iraq, Excavations at Kish, Iraq
IRN: 1366114
GUID: 4c5b051d-dc3c-4d0f-9e58-f85cd32f99e9