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stone -- cylinder seal -- women -- squatting, working


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. 756.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18978


excavation number: As. 33:390


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.2 x 2

material: pink stone

date: Jemdet Nasr (ca. 3000 - 2800 BC)

description:
Five squatting women; group of three drill holes.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:56
created: March 22, 2005
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