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Cylinder seal: ANE.243.1902

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Current Location: Gallery 23

Description

Cylinder seal showing a presentation scene with Egyptian and Aegean influences. A human figure stands before two other figures, one of whom carries a crook. An ankh symbol can be seen in the field and the scene is terminated with a guilloche.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.013 m
Width: 0.008 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1902) by Bosanquet, R. C.

Dating

Old Babylonian
Middle Kingdom (Syrian)
-1900 - -1701

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.243.1902
Primary reference Number: 88850
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.243.1902
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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