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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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bone -- cylinder seal -- fill element / accessories -- moon crescent


bone -- cylinder seal -- fill element / accessories -- crook


bone -- cylinder seal -- human -- male -- standing


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56033


excavation number: 2N302


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.3 cm, Diam: 1.5 cm

material: bone(?)

date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 BC)

description:
Two male figures with short skirts turned right, facing third figure with long skirt. Crook, mace(?), and moon crescent as fillelements.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:11
created: June 20, 2005
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