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Cylinder Seal with Figures Wrestling Animals
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Cylinder Seal with Figures Wrestling Animals


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The scene includes a bearded, nude hero wrestling a horned bovid, and a bull-man wrestling a lion. Additionally, there is a cuneiform inscription in two registers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/05/1970Treatmentcleaned; other
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
2334-2193 BC (Old Akkadian)
Medium
green stone
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.707
Measurements
H: 1 1/4 x Diam: 3/4 in. (3.1 x 1.9 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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