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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Sculpture of the Third Millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafajah. Oriental Institute Publications 44. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 109a.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. IV 392


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
10.5x8.5

material: Limestone

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Fragment of plaque with relief decoration; two registers preserved: desing in upper register unclear; lower register shows upper bodies of two men with long hair and beards, probably punting a boat

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:16:41
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