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stone -- cylinder seal -- fill element / accessories -- sicle sword


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56038


excavation number: 2N488


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.5 cm, Diam: 1.2 cm

material: limestone

date: Isin-Larsa - Old Babylonain (ca. 2100 - 1800 BC)

description:
Presentation scene: seated figure (god?) with hand extended facing standing figure with long robe and figure in "warrior king" pose. Sicle-shaped mace as fill element.

status: stolen




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