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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- geometric design -- triangles


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bull / cattle -- head only


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bird
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modern impression



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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56039


excavation number: 2N278


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Height: 2.2 cm, Diam: 1.0 cm

material: frit

date: Kassite(?) (ca. 1300 BC)

description:
Head of bovine, bird; row of triangles as border descoration.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:15
created: June 20, 2005
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