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stone -- relief -- banquet -- wine drinking


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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Sculpture of the Third Millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafajah. Oriental Institute Publications 44. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 108b3.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. III 1009


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):


material: Limestone

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
right edge of votive plaque with two registers of relief decoration preserved; upper one shows legs of seated person with fringed skirt (obviously part of banquet scene); lower one shows attendant with conical cup facing large (wine?) jar

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:00
created: January 21, 2005
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