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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. 14b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM41081


excavation number: Kh. VIII 160


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 19.8

material: Alabaster,

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Standing male figure; feet, legs, and arms missing. Eyeballs of shell; traces of bitumen in eyebrows, on hair and beard

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:16:51
created: January 6, 2005
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