Archer Attacking a Lion Griffin

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bluish chalcedony
Overall: 1 1/16 × 1/2 in. (2.7 × 1.3 cm)
Morgan Seal 719
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Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
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"Some late drilled-style cylinders have contest scenes (719-723). Seals 719 and 720 present a cursory rendering of the archer pursuing a lion-griffin, as in 689, which belongs to the linear syste, and 690, which is of early drilled style."--Porada, CANES, p. 86

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Archer in assault on lion-griffin menacing tree that has winged sun disk above it; before archer, rhomb; behind him, table -- Cross-shaped object in sky.

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