Quartz var chalcedony (green jasper) cylinder seal; contest scene; bearded hero (full-face), naked except for a belt, in conflict with a bison which a bull-man (also full-face) is grasping from behind by the tail and horn (? damaged). Lion in conflict with a hero similar to the first. Terminal, erased inscription with traces of the frame remaining; below inscription a small oryx (?) lying down turned towards the left; concave; small chips around top and bottom.
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