Cylinder seal depicting horned goats beside shrine, two horned goats above two hornless ones, all recumbent

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Details

  • Title

    Cylinder seal depicting horned goats beside shrine, two horned goats above two hornless ones, all recumbent

  • Associated place

    Mesopotamia (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    limestone

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    3.5 cm (length)
    3.1 cm (width)
    9 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, 1949.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1949.873

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Further reading

Buchanan, Briggs, and Moorey, P. R. S., Catalogue of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in the Ashmolean Museum, i: Cylinder Seals (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966), 20, p.11

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