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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bull / cattle


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


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. 944.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27230


excavation number: Is. 35:52


provenience: Ishchali

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.8 x 2.8

material: marble

date: Early Dynastic II -

description:
Broken; flat-capped figure with tucked-up kilt between two bulls; lion attacking (lost) animal.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:06
created: May 30, 2005
Copyright 2005 Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
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