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Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion
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Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene on this seal features a central motif of a tree. On one side, a bearded hero is holding an inverted bovid; on the other, a bull man is holding an inverted lion. There are cuneiform inscriptions running through the scene in two places.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/04/1968Treatmentother
5/26/2010Treatmentcleaned; other
Provenance Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Creator
Period
n.d. (Old Akkadian)
Medium
green stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.674
Measurements
Diam: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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