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stone -- stamp seal -- scarab
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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56056


excavation number: 2N309


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 1.4 cm, width: 1.0 cm, thickness: 0.6 cm

material: green glazed frit

date: Neo Assyrian? (ca. 700 BC)

description:
Scaraboid stamp seal; seal design showing.....???

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:23
created: August 2, 2005
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