- bibliography and image source:
Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region.
Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 254.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: Kh. IV 338
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.8 x 1.8
• material: shell
• date: Early Dynastic II -
Monster consisting of human upper part, his legs being lions whose tails end in snakes held in his hands; bull-man with dagger holding hind leg of inverted lion; two registers beside these figures: in the upper, crescent, star, man, two crossed lions,
and scorpion; in the lower, star, crescent, crossed bull and ram, and man.
• status: feared to be stolen