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Cylinder Seal with Bull and Lion on Hind Legs
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Cylinder Seal with Bull and Lion on Hind Legs


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene depicts two sets of battling beasts. The first is a strangely posed bull-man, wrestling with a fantastic lion-like creature; the second is another strangely posed bull-man, wrestling with a composite horned caprid/bull creature. There is one register of cuneiform (?).
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.
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Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Period
n.d.
Medium
brown and white stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.720
Measurements
H: 1 1/8 x Diam: 5/8 in. (2.9 x 1.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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