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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- gazelle


seal + modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Martin, Harriet, and J. Moon and J.N. Postgate: Graves 1-99. Abu Salabikh Excavations Vol. 2. London: British School of Archaeology in Iraq, Pl. XXXI c.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM78864


excavation number: AbS478


provenience: Abu Salabikh

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 1.8; diam.: 0.9

material: shell

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Gazelle walking to left.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:30
created: April 27, 2004
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