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cylinder seal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    134306

  • Description

    Cream ivory or bone cylinder seal; in the upper right sits a lyre-player surrounded by rows of birds and animals.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1920BC-1740BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 22 millimetres
    • Diameter: 14 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Rimmer J 1969a pl.VIIIa bibliographic details
    • Frankfort H 1939 pl.XLV.c, pp.250n.2.291 (Tarsus c.1000 BC) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G54/dc3

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1963

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    134306

  • Registration number

    1963,1014.2

Cream ivory or bone cylinder seal; in the upper right sits a lyre-player surrounded by rows of birds and animals.

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