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Cylinder seals

Hematite cylinder seal and impression, Ugarit, ca. 2000 - 1190 BC, 3 x 2 cm.

Hematite cylinder seal and impression, Ugarit, ca. 2000 - 1190 BC, 3 x 2 cm.

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Material
Ceramics | Clay | Terracotta | Stone | Ivory
Type
Accessories and jewellery | Graphic work | Religious and ceremonial objects | Seals
Details
Coloured cylinder seals (stone, ivory, terracotta, glazed ceramic). Pierced cylinders, carved with inscriptions and a variety of different motifs (human, animal, hybrids). Average height: 3 cm.  |
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Prehistory to Byzantine era (6th millennium BC - AD 636)