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Cylinder Seal: "Temple and Herd"

Unidentified Artist3100 BCE - 2900 BCE

Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums

Three pairs of horned (male) and hornless (female) quadrupeds alongside a building façade; the so-called “temple and herd” motif is typical for this period.

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  • Title: Cylinder Seal: "Temple and Herd"
  • Creator: Unidentified Artist
  • Date: 3100 BCE - 2900 BCE
  • Technique: Intaglio
  • Physical Dimensions: w0.0 x h3.8 x d0.0 cm
  • Period: Jemdet Nasr period
  • Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Elie Borowski
  • Creation Place: Mesopotamia/Asia/Ancient & Byzantine World
  • Type: Seals
  • External Link: Harvard Art Museums
  • Medium: Alabaster

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