|Artifact Identification||Cylinder Seal (1900.53.0110A)|
|Period/Date||Babylonian, Early Dynastic III, 28th – 27th century BC|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||3.1 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||1.8 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling|
|Munsell Color Information||Grayish Yellow (2.5Y 8/4) -ns|
Rogers: A light tan shell seal a little over an inch in length. The surface is badly damaged so the figures are scarcely discernable, but one human figure and several rampant lions can be distinguished. Porada: Two crossed lions attacking two horned animals; a feline(?) attacked by a hero.
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 Unpublished ms., ca. 1950.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.