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clay -- sealing -- animals -- bull / cattle


clay -- sealing -- plants -- trees


clay -- sealing -- heroic figure -- hero


clay -- sealing -- inscription


clay -- sealing -- landscape -- mountains
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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 701b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: As. 31:627


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
About 3 x 5.5

material: unbaked clay

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Fragmentary clay sealing; two antithetic bulls resting forelegs on mountain from which springs tree; nude girdled man kneeling under inscription naming king Shuturul.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:37
created: February 8, 2005
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