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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- relief -- animals -- bull / cattle


stone -- relief -- animals -- lion


stone -- relief -- combat -- animal combat


stone -- vessel -- animals -- bull / cattle


stone -- vessel -- animals -- lion


stone -- vessel -- combat -- animal combat
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 27.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM19169


excavation number: W14806g3


provenience: Uruk

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 20.3; maximum diam.: 11.5

material: stone (limestone)

date: (ca. 3000 BC)

description:
jar, carinated shoulder, spouted, with symmetrical relief decoration: lions attacking bulls (body), two lions flanking spout

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:14:59
created: May 6, 2003
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