Horse-riding spearman hunting wild goat (ibex)

Object no. S00911
Description of the seal image A horse-riding hunter (spearman) wearing a nomadic garment and headdress (bashlyk) thrusts his spear (A. Moortgat) at a rampant wild goat (ibex).
Figures, motifs/symbols - horse: charging
- hunter: horse rider, spearman, wearing a nomadic garment and headdress (bashlyk)
- wild goat (ibex): rampant, head turned backwards
Subcategory cylinder seal
Collection Vorderasiatisches Museum
Museum Number VA 4251
Condition, shape damaged
Culture / Production Place Achaemenid
Provenance excavated at Assur
First Occurrence 1940
Archaeological context Assur
Registration number Ass 18153
Dimensions (mm), height, diameter h: 34, d: 14
Material and features "Kalkstein"
Style linear
Scene hunting

Moortgat 1940, 79, 152 no. 770 and Taf. 90.

Moortgat, A.: Vorderasiatische Rollsiegel. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Steinschneidekunst. Berlin, 1940.

Object history
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