Middle Assyrian Chalcedony Cylinder Seal with a Lion-Dragon, 1300-1200 BC. This has the image of Ashur, chief god of Assyria, on a winged solar disc facing a scorpion-tailed lion-dragon. Above the lion-dragon is a recumbent crescent moon, a symbol of the moon god Sin, and alongside it is an eight-pointed star which represents the goddess Ishtar. Next are seven dots representing the Sebittu, benevolent gods whose power could be harnessed against evil by means of magic incantation.

Middle Assyrian Chalcedony Cylinder Seal with a Lion-Dragon, BCThis has the image of Ashur*, chief god of Assyria, on a winged solar disc facing a scorpion-tailed lion-dragon**. Above the lion-dragon is a recumbent crescent moon, a symbol.

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File:Mesopotamian - Cylinder Seal with a Seated Deity, Figures and Inscription - Walters 42599 - Side B.

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Jasper cylinder seal: monstrous lions and lion-headed eagles, Mesopotamia, Uruk Period BC). Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen [knotted serpents with leonine heads]

"Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian).[36] The Walters Art Museum.

Akkadian Empire - "Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian). The Walters Art Museum.

a Neo-Assyrian bi-colored agate cylinder seal depicting a hunting scene typical of Neo-Assyrian glyphic repertoires; here, an archer on one knee aims his strung bow at a grazing griffin, with fish in

A Neo-Assyrian Agate Cylinder Seal, ca.1049–609 B.C

a Neo-Assyrian bi-colored agate cylinder seal depicting a hunting scene typical of Neo-Assyrian glyphic repertoires; here, an archer on one knee aims his strung bow at a grazing griffin, with fish in

Akkadian Seal of Adda Showing Four Of The Principal Mesopotamian Deities, 2300-2200 BCThis is one of the many high quality greenstone cylinder seals that were made when much of Mesopotamia was united under the military control of the kings of the...

Akkadian Seal of Adda Showing Four Of The Principal Mesopotamian Deities, BCThis is one of the many high quality greenstone cylinder seals that were made when much of Mesopotamia was united under the military control of the kings of the.

Cylinder seal  Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.  Sumero-Akkadian  DIMENSIONS  Legacy dimension: .27 x .15 mm.

Cylinder seal Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian, B. Sumero-Akkadian DIMENSIONS Legacy dimension: x mm. Note the planets surmounting the mountain.

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I have traveled to many places and learned much about symbols and since I was a child, I've LOVEEDDDD symbolic languages. These resonate with me so strong; simple yet hold deep meaning and ancient memories.

Week 22: Lapis Lazuli cylinder seal, from Ur about 2600 BC

Cylinder Seals: Make Your Mark!

Banquet scene, cylinder seal (left) and its modern impression (right), from the tomb of Pu-abi (tomb Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq.

Sumerian god Anu:  god of heaven; may have been the main god before 2500 B.C.

Sumerian artifact (found in Iran) is from the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. century B. in Ancient (Iran) Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)

Sceau-cylindre d'un prince de la ville sainte de Nippur, voué à Nusku, dieu du feu, pour la vie de Shulgi, roi d'Ur IIIe dynastie d'Ur - 2094 - 2047 avant J.-C. Agate Paris, Musée du Louvre

Sceau-cylindre d'un prince de la ville sainte de Nippur, voué à Nusku, dieu du feu, pour la vie de Shulgi, roi d'Ur IIIe dynastie d'Ur - 2094 - 2047 avant J.-C. Agate Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ancient Babylonian Hematite Cylinder Seal - animal offering to Shamash (native Mesopotamian deity and the sun god in the Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian pantheons) - circa 1800 BC during the First Dynasty of Babylon 1894-1595 (?) BC

Ancient Babylonian Hematite Cylinder Seal - animal offering to Shamash (native Mesopotamian deity and the sun god in the Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian pantheons) - circa 1800 BC during the First Dynasty of Babylon (?

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