Cylinder Seal

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 November 2014

This cylinder seal dates back to the early dynastic period, 2900-2350 BCE and was found in Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. The seal's impression has two registers. The lower one features standing men and animals, while a banquet scene is depicted in the upper register. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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