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stone -- cylinder seal -- fill element / accessories -- spade


stone -- cylinder seal -- human -- standing


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56032


excavation number: 2N481


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 1.9 cm, Diam: 0.9 cm

material: greenish-gray stone

date: Isin-Larsa - Old Babylonain (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)

description:
Two standing figures with long robes, one turned left, the other right, each raising one hand, framing two scorpions; spade(?) as fill element.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:10
created: June 20, 2005
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