| what is new | announcements | public programs
| website information & statistics | copyrights & permissions | comments |

| website navigational aid

Oriental Institute

Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us
View Objects by:

Materials

Principal Object Types

Alphabetical Index of Categories

Iraq Museum Numbers

Provenience / Excavation Numbers

Publication / Source

Selected Categories:


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- goat


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- animal combat


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


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- hero


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. 667.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15626


excavation number: As. 32:842


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3 x 1.5

material: gray stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Human figure between two goats, each attacked by lion; standard-like motif in field.

status: feared to be stolen




Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us




revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:27
created: January 27, 2005
Copyright 2005 Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/objects/1158.htm