Archer hunting wild goat (ibex)

Archer hunting wild goat (ibex)
Kategória Cylinder Seals
Description of the seal image There is a short section of a line border at the bottom. A half-kneeling hunter (archer) wearing a belted tunic aims his bow at a rampant wild goat (ibex). He is further armed with a sword at his waist. Between the two figures, there is another quadruped seemingly grazing.
Figures, motifs/symbols - borderline: short section of a line border at the bottom
- hunter: archer, half-kneeling, wearing a belted tunic, armed with a sword at his waist
- quadruped: grazing
- wild goat (ibex): rampant
Subcategory cylinder seal
Collection Musée du Louvre
Museum Number AOD 125 – CCO D. 143
Condition, shape slightly weathered
Culture / Production Place Neo-Elamite
Culture and/or date Neo-Elamite
Provenance excavated by Mr and Mrs Dieulafoy at Susa between 1886 and 1886 or purchased by them from their workmen or from a Baghdad dealer; ex-Mr and Mrs Dieulafoy Collection
First Occurrence 1886–1888
Archaeological context N/A
Registration number N/A
Dimensions (mm), height, diameter h: 23, d: 10
Material and features "marbre jaunâtre"
Style linear
Scene hunting

Delaporte 1920, 79 no. D. 143 and pl. 52: 19.

Delaporte, L.: Musée du Louvre. Catalogue des cylindres. Cachets et pierres gravées de style oriental. I: Fouilles et missions. Paris, 1920.