Early Dynastic III, 3000-2340 B.C. [--Wiseman.]
The Ancient World : The Middle East : Pre-Sargonid Period
Upper register, two bull-men crouching on either side of three-branched plant set upon mountain, eagle biting back of each bull, two mythological beings (bull-man and naked hero) driving off eagles; lower register, two bulls standing, heads lowered beneath lion headed eagle with outspread wings, goat and deer behind bulls standing on hind legs, bird between goat and deer. Description follows Wiseman.
See 2Bd.068 for comment.
Seal (cylinder; impression; serpentine).
Material or Technique
Repository or Site
London: MUS., British; No. 116724.
from Wiseman.* [JF 1259]
*Wiseman, D.J., Cylinder (1959), p.25; pl.22.