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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- goat


shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bull / cattle


shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- animal combat


seal + modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Martin, Harriet: (unpublished; courtesy British School of Archaeology in Iraq). .
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: AbS1535


provenience: Abu Salabikh

dimension(s) (in cm):
-

material: shell

date: -

description:
Good quality shell contest scene, crossed lions and bulls(?) / goats(?) with drill holes conspicuous.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:38
created: April 28, 2004
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