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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- female -- sitting


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


stone -- cylinder seal -- inscription


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. 913.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27351


excavation number: Is. 35:72


provenience: Ishchali

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.2 x 1.1

material: lapis lazuli

date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)

description:
Female figure holding out hand as if begging before seated female figure holding cup; inscription.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:52
created: May 26, 2005
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