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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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished).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: IM56489


excavation number: 3N26


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.9 cm, Diam: 1.55 cm

material: gray stone

date: Ur III (ca. 2070 BC)

description:
Gray stone with pale reddish tone in part, badly worn, presentation scene, probably rampant lion to right of seated figure.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:26
created: August 4, 2005
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