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stone -- sculpture -- human -- female -- head only
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 31.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM45434


excavation number: W17878


provenience: Uruk

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 21; width: 16

material: marble (white)

date: Uruk (ca. 3000 BC)

description:
statue head; eyes originally inlaid; borings on top and reverse to attach hair piece

status: stolen in April 2003; recovered in September 2003




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:03
created: May 6, 2003
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