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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- mythological creature -- bullman


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- goat


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- scorpion


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- panther


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- bullman


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 380.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27211


excavation number: Kh. VI 23


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
1.8 x 1.2

material: yellow translucent stone

date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2500 - 2350 BC)

description:
Long-haired figure holding two goats, one attacked by panther restrained by long-haired bull-man; third long-haired figure holds third goat; human figure between two goats above scorpion.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:56
created: October 14, 2003
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