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Cornelian scarab seal with two lions at a sacred tree under a winged sun disc

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Cypriot cornelian scarab seal with two lions at Sumerian sacred tree under a winged sun disc, C. 600BC. CC BY-NC-SA The British Museum.

Museum number: 134361
Description: Cornelian scarab seal with two lions at a sacred tree under a winged sun disc.
Culture/period: Phoenician
Date: 600BC-580BC (circa)
Production place: Made in: Cyprus
Findspot: Found/Acquired: Cyprus
Dimensions: Length: 1.6 centimetres. Width: 1.1 centimetres.
Bibliography_ Reyes 2001 No. 260, p. 116 and fig. 273
Location: On display: G72/dc6
Acquisition name: Purchased from: Rollin & Feuardent, 1898
BM/Big number: 134361
Registration number: 1898,0222.4

 

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Article Categories:
1000 BCE - 1 CE · Mediterranean · Tool / Weapon

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