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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: More Sculpture from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 60. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 11b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. VIII 269, Kh. VIII 115


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 29.5

material: Limestone

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Standing male; feet, legs, and one arm missing. One shell eyeball set in bitumen; traces of bitumen on hair and beard.

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:16:48
created: January 6, 2005
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