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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. 929.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM24395


excavation number: Is. 34:123


provenience: Ishchali

dimension(s) (in cm):
2 x 1.9

material: gray stone

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

description:
Four women squatting on couches, each in panel.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:59
created: May 28, 2005
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