13 June 2000
SIX OLD BABYLONIAN CYLINDER SEALS
circa 2000-1800 b.c.
Of haematite and dark steatite, one engraved with two standing worshippers and one kneeling worshipper before a seated figure; one with a hero combating a bull and two facing deities; one with two worshippers before a standing deity; one with three standing figures facing a central standing figure, the terminal with a two column cuneiform inscription; one with two worshippers before a seated figure; and one with two figures approaching a standing figure
16 in. (2.7 cm) high for the largest (6)
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