Sumerian cylinder seal impression - Master of animals. Museum replica


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Master of the animals

Sumerian cylinder seal impression.

Dimensions :-

Width - 11.5 cm / 4-1/2 inches

Height - 4.5 cm - 1-3/4 inches

On offer here is a replica seal impression of fine detail and intrigue. Made of a limestone and quartzite composition stone it has an aged ochre composition with a light polish.

Background information

The 'master or mistress of the animals' was a frequent theme used in cylinder seal engravings with particular notable examples from the early 3rd Sumerian dynasty. (Third millenium B.C.E)

In this example the hero of the scene holds a bull in each hand in the centre. To the left the 'bull man' seen in profile fights a rampant lion while on the far right, this time a full faced bull man fights two lions. A small ibex can be seen leaning against the right lion.

*As each item is handmade, slight colour variations may occur.

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