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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. 589.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15623|
• excavation number: As. 32:646
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.2 x 1.2
• material: black stone
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Two worshippers approach snake-god, who is shown holding his tail; fire altar between them and him; plant and eight-pointed star in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:06
created: November 16, 2004
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