Horse-riding archer hunting bull

Object no. S02124
Description of the seal image A horse-riding hunter (archer) wearing a rectangular headdress and belted clothing aims his bow at a jumping bull. The bull already has an arrow sticking out of its head. Behind the archer are a corrected eight-rayed, globe-centred star and a crescent moon. Below the bull and the horse are further undetermined symbols.
Figures, motifs/symbols - bull: jumping, head turned backwards
- crescent moon
- horse: galloping
- hunter: archer, bearded, wearing a rectangular headdress and belted clothing
- star: corrected, eight-rayed
- undetermined symbols
Subcategory cylinder seal
Collection ex-Mrs Agnes Baldwin Brett Collection
Museum Number N/A
Condition, shape chipped upper edge between the figures
Culture / Production Place Neo-Assyrian, Neo-Babylonian
Provenance ex-Mrs Agnes Baldwin Brett Collection
First Occurrence before 1936
Archaeological context N/A
Registration number N/A
Dimensions (mm), height, diameter h: 19, d: 9
Material and features "lapis lazuli"
Style cut, drilled
Scene hunting

von der Osten 1936, 19 no. 130 and pl. XI.

von der Osten, H. H.: Ancient Oriental Seals in the Collection of Mrs. Agnes Baldwin Brett. (Oriental Institute Publications 37) Chicago, 1936.

Object history
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