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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- antelope


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


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. 596.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15647


excavation number: As. 32:1101


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
2 x 1.2

material: frit

date: Elamite (ca. 2400 - 2200 BC)

description:
Human figure, antelope, and indistinct animal; tree and crescent In field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:07
created: November 20, 2004
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