Dark green serpentine cylinder seal; contest scene - group consisting of a bearded hero in the centre, wearing a hat decorated with chevrons, and a skirt; he grasps a red-deer and a wild goat, each of which is being attacked by a lion; the right-hand lion is being seized by the mane and tail by a long-haired figure who wears a skirt. Terminal inscription; two horizontal lines above small, bald, bearded figure wearing a skirt, with hands clasped, facing left.


Thing

Made Of
serpentine
Type of Thing
cylinder seal
Subject
mammal

Place

Time

Acquired In
1945
Made
2400BC-2200BC
Period/Culture
Akkadian

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