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stone -- sculpture -- king
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 33.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM61984


excavation number: W19030a


provenience: Uruk

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 21

material: alabaster (gray)

date: Uruk (ca. 3000 BC)

description:
statue fragment, torso; male, bearded, wearing headband, arms clutched to body, hands formed to fists

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:04
created: May 6, 2003
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