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shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- worn / indistinct design


shell -- cylinder seal -- human -- 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. 672.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: As. 32:952


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
1.6 x .9

material: shell

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Two standing figures fighting each other; another standing figure dispatching kneeling figure.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:29
created: January 27, 2005
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