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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- presentation scene


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


drawing
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 708.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: As. 30:123


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.4 high

material: gray stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Chipped and very worn; seated god extending palm leaves to god standing before him; third god, behind setated figure, holding perhaps a bunch of dates; all three wear horned crowns; two palm trees.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:39
created: February 15, 2005
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