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stone -- cylinder seal -- banquet


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. 639.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15609


excavation number: As. 32:1233


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.6 x 2.3

material: black stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Seated male figure holding cup, with standing attendant; seated female figure holding cup, with one male and one female attendant.

status: feared to be stolen




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