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stone -- cylinder seal -- vessels


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- fish


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- quadruped, unidentified
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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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished).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: IM56044


excavation number: 2N288


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 4.4 cm, Diam: 1.25 cm

material: frit(?)

date: Kassite or Late Assyrian (ca. 1300 - 600 BC)

description:
Seal scene shows quadruped, fish, and pot(?)badly worn. Possibly originally glazed, either Late Kassite or Assyrian

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:16
created: June 22, 2005
Copyright 2005 Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
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