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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- bibliography and image source:
Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region.
Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 522.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14678|
• excavation number: As. 31:3
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
• material: black stone
• date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)
Enthroned person holding cup receives worshipper who is introduced by interceding goddess; snake, crescent, eight-pointed star, and fish in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:44
created: April 30, 2004
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