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stone -- cylinder seal -- worn / indistinct design


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. 525.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM48432


excavation number: As. 31:562


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
1.6 high

material: stone

date: ? -

description:
Broken; right side: standing figure facing left, bare-chested with long skirt, left and and right foot raised (poss. sun god Shamash), facing altar(?) with numerous offerings and human figure (worshipper?, attendant?) left of altar

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:45
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