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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- goat


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bird


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- fish


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. 473.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18974


excavation number: As. 33:151


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.1 x .9

material: gray stone

date: Early Dynastic I (ca. 2800 - 2600 BC)

description:
Goat, fish, bird, and geometric motifs. Unperforated.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:28
created: March 29, 2004
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