|Artifact Identification||Cylinder Seal (1900.53.0105A)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Personal Identification|
|Geographic Location||Asia, West, Iraq|
|Period/Date||Babylonian, 2900–2334 BC|
|Culture||Early Dynastic III|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||2.4 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||1.4 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Grayish Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/2) -ns|
Rogers: A small slate seal with one side broken. It contains one human figure and a series of long-tailed animals standing on their haunches, similar to number 9. Porada: A long-haired bull-man attacking with a daggar a lion grasping an antelope; A hero clasping the latter as well as second antelope on his other side; A second lion attacking the latter.
Porada, Edith. "Concordance of Seals in the Oriental Museum, UIUC." Unpublished ms., ca. 1950. Rogers, Frances. Babylonian Seal Cylinders as a Historical Source, UIUC Master's Thesis, 1929.