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Artist Anonymous ( Akkadian Empire)
Title Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion
English: 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.
Español: La escena en este sello muestra un adorno central de un árbol. Por un lado un héroe barbudo esta sujetando un bóvido invertido, por el otro lado un hombre toro esta sujetando un león invertido. Hay inscripciones cuneiformes a lo largo de la escena en dos áreas.
Date Unknown date (Old Akkadian)
Medium green stone
Dimensions Diameter: 2.1 cm (0.8 in).
Accession number 42.674
Credit line Museum purchase, 1941
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Ownership history
  • 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
place of origin Egypt
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