|Artifact Identification||Stamp Seal (1900.53.0053A)|
|Period/Date||Achaemenid, 6th – 5th century BCE|
|Dimension 1 (Height)||2.78 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Length)||2.09 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Width)||2.04 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Light Olive Gray (5Y 5/2) -ns|
Rogers: A bell-shaped stamp seal showing the king fighting an antelope. His head-dress is crowned by row of feathers. A scarf like garment, belted in at the waist covers his body. One hand grasps the animal, and the other which is drawn back, holds a sword. Porada: A king with a dagger menacing a bull.
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 Unpublished ms., ca. 1950.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.