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stone -- cylinder seal -- geometric design -- spider


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- spider


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. 523.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15631


excavation number: As. 32:1004


provenience: Tell Asmar

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

material: Red stone

date: Jamdat Nasr (ca. 2900 BC)

description:
Four "spider" motifs.

status: feared to be stolen




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