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Oval stamp seal; smoky grey chalcedony; face engraved with scene of man in soft cap riding on a horse, seated on a saddle-cloth, horse with knotted tail, galloping towards a rearing ibex at which the rider aims a composite bow; perforated lengthways.
Height: 1.20 centimetres
Length: 2.80 centimetres (base)
Width: 2.10 centimetres (base)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 27 Sept-early Dec, Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 9 Aug-20 Sept, San Francisco, Asian Arts Museum, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 21 June-2 Aug, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 3 May-14 June, Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2013 15 Mar-26 Apr, Washington, Freer Sackler Gallery, 'Cyrus Cylinder'
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/6
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
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