Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seal Possibly Depicting Tiamat as a Serpent

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Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 04 May 2020
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The seal may illustrate a scene from the epic of creation in which the forces of chaos, led by Tiamat, are defeated by a god representing cosmic order, probably Ninurta.
900 BCE - 750 BCE

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Museum, T. T. o. t. B. (2020, May 04). Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seal Possibly Depicting Tiamat as a Serpent. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12163/neo-assyrian-cylinder-seal-possibly-depicting-tiam/

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