Hero or hunter (archer) hunting winged(?) wild goat

Object no. S01138
Description of the seal image A bearded hunter or hero (archer) wearing a long, belted robe aims his bow at a winged(?) wild goat (ibex). The archer has a tasselled quiver on his back. A small stylised plant is placed between the two figures, while above the wild goat is a crescent moon.
Figures, motifs/symbols - crescent moon
- hero or hunter: archer, bearded, wearing a long, belted robe
- stylised plant: small
- wild goat (ibex): possibly winged
Subcategory cylinder seal
Collection De Clercq Collection
Museum Number De Clercq 316
Condition, shape worn
Culture / Production Place Neo-Assyrian
Provenance ex-de Clercq Collection
First Occurrence before 1888
Archaeological context N/A
Registration number N/A
Dimensions (mm), height, diameter h: 23, d: 9
Material and features "porphyre jaune clair"
Style linear
Scene hunting

De Clercq – Menant 1888, 180 no. 316 and pl. XXX.

De Clercq, L. – Menant, J.: Collection de Clercq: Catalogue méthodique et raisonné. Antiquités assyriennes: Cylindres orientaux, cachets, briques, bronzes, bas-reliefs, etc. I: Cylindres orientaux. I: Texte – II: Planches et carte. Paris, 1888.

Object history
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