[Man and Beast Seal]

Man and Beast Seal.jpg

From the Third Dynasty of Ur (22nd-21st centuries BCE), this seal depicts a hero, clutching a weapon, in combat with a lion. It appears the goddess Ishtar restrains the lion by grabbing its tail.

Title

[Man and Beast Seal]

Description

From the Third Dynasty of Ur (22nd-21st centuries BCE), this seal depicts a hero, clutching a weapon, in combat with a lion. It appears the goddess Ishtar restrains the lion by grabbing its tail.

Source

Arno Poebel Collection. Vanderbilt University Divinity Library

Files

Man and Beast Seal.jpg

Citation

“[Man and Beast Seal] ,” Gallery, accessed September 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/3446.