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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- snakes


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


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. 732.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14689


excavation number: As. 31:555


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.4 high

material: green stone

date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)

description:
Worshiper before seated figure holding cup; snake, rampant lion, star, crescent, and small animal in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:48
created: March 21, 2005
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