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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- geometric design -- eye motif


stone -- cylinder seal -- geometric design -- rosette


stone -- cylinder seal -- architecture -- temple


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. 880.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27176


excavation number: Ag. 35:793


provenience: Tell Agrab

dimension(s) (in cm):
5 x 4.4

material: white limestone

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

description:
Shrine flanked by gatepost symbols beneath curved line; above, face and three rosettes connected by lines.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:40
created: May 25, 2005
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