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Cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University

dc.contributor.authorVan Dijk-Coombes, R. M.en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-25T14:25:33Z
dc.date.available2017-04-25T14:25:33Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationVan Dijk-Coombes, R. M. 2016. Cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University. Akroterion, 6:11-23, doi:10.7445/61-1-962
dc.identifier.issn2079-2883 (online)
dc.identifier.issn0303-1896 (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.7445/61-1-962
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/101514
dc.descriptionCITATION: Van Dijk-Coombes, R. M. 2016. Cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University. Akroterion, 6:11-23, doi:10.7445/61-1-962.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://akroterion.journals.ac.za
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies the cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University. The individual seals are described and there is an iconographic analysis of the scenes and motifs depicted on each seal, with comparisons to other artefacts. These seals date from the Early Dynastic period until the Persian period (ca. 3100-332 BC) and represent motifs such as deities, mythological beings and the ‘master of animals’, and scenes such as the contest scene and presentation scene.en_ZA
dc.description.urihttp://akroterion.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/962
dc.format.extent23 pages
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherStellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies
dc.subjectCylinder sealsen_ZA
dc.titleCylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch Universityen_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
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