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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- vessel -- geometric design -- rosette


stone -- vessel -- geometric design -- circles


stone -- inlays -- geometric design -- rosette


stone -- inlays -- geometric design -- circles


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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, pl. VIb.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM27904


excavation number: Kh. VI 373


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 11.1; maximum diam.: 17

material: stone (with inlays)

date: (ca. 3000 BC)

description:
bowl with mosaic inlays on outside (mother of pearl), forming circles and rosettes

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:01
created: May 6, 2003
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