Archer hunting bull from chariot

Object no. S01080
Description of the seal image A bearded hunter (archer) wearing a long, broad-belted robe aims his bow at a rampant bull. He is standing in a chariot. Based on the number of reins held by the charioteer, the vehicle is drawn by two horses.
Figures, motifs/symbols - bull: rampant, head turned backwards
- chariot: with a six-spoked wheel, drawn by two horses
- charioteer: holding two reins
- horses (2): drawing a chariot
- hunter: archer, standing, bearded, wearing a long, broad-belted robe
Subcategory cylinder seal
Collection Bibliothèque nationale de France / BnF
Museum Number Delaporte.370
Condition, shape chipped upper and lower edges
Culture / Production Place Neo-Assyrian
Provenance acquired from Paul-Émile Botta in 1846
First Occurrence 1846
Archaeological context N/A
Registration number N/A
Dimensions (mm), height, diameter h: 26, d: 12
Material and features "calcédoine teintée de rose"
Style cut
Scene hunting

Delaporte 1910, 208 no. 370 and pl. XXV.

Delaporte, L.: Catalogue des cylindres orientaux et des cachets assyro-babyloniens, perses et syro-cappadociens de la Bibliothèque Nationale. I–II. Paris, 1910.

Object history
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