Description (Catalog Card): Cylinder Seal Shell. White. Inscribed. 2 heroes each grasping a rampant bull by the tail and forcing the head back by the horns. Each hero clothed in short (sheep-skin?) skirt coming down to the knees: shirt has tasselled ends. Each hero is bearded and the hair at the back of the head is done up into a short upturned curl. Seal has copper caps set in bitumen. Caps broken and decayed. Par t of subject obliterated. A - DEN-ZU-dim Ka-su-du - A-ENZU-dim, libationer: (suggested by Dr. Rarn): A- DEN-ZU-sim - son created by EN-ZU (analogy with A-anni-padda). 1     
Find Context (Catalog Card): PG 903     
Material (Catalog Card): Shell2     
Material (Catalog Card): Bitumen2     
Material (Catalog Card): Copper Alloy2     
Measurement (Catalog Card): L 0025 d 0016     
U Number: 10367     
Object Type: Seals, Stamps, and Sealings >> Cylinder Seals      
Museum: The National Museum of Iraq      
Season Number: 06: 1927-1928      
Description (Modern): Cylinder seal (Lamia's list no.171)     
Description (Modern): Object is not sealed.     
Material: Organic Remains >> Bitumen      
Material: Inorganic Remains >> Metal >> Copper Alloy      
Material: Organic Remains >> Shell      
Museum Number (IM Number): IM 7913     
Tablet ID Number: P468595     
Measurement (Height): 253     
Measurement (Width): 163     
[1] Woolley's description
[2] Material as described by Woolley
[3] Internal UPM list compiled by: Barrett. 1976. Near East Section, Ur, Inscribed Objects


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Media Media Title Title Label Author Omeka Label
Ur Excavations II; The Royal Cemetery Ur Excavations II; The Royal Cemetery 1934 Woolley, Leonard (none)
UPM Field Photo numbers UPM Field Photo numbers (none) (none) (none)
Woolley's Catalog Cards Woolley's Catalog Cards Card -- BM ID:194 Box:45 Page:67 Card -- BM ID:194 Box:45 Page:67 (none)
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