Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seal Possibly Depicting Tiamat as a Serpent

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Ibolya Horvath
The Trustees of the British Museum
04 May 2020
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The seal may illustrate a scene from the epic of creation in which the forces of chaos, led by Tiamat, are defeated by a god representing cosmic order, probably Ninurta.
900 BCE - 750 BCE

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