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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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clay -- cylinder seal -- geometric design -- ladders


clay -- cylinder seal -- worn / indistinct design


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56496


excavation number: 3N98


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.7 cm, Diam: 1.4 cm

material: baked clay

date: -

description:
Tan baked clay; indistinguisable design in two registers, upper register with vertical lines forming "ladder" motive, lower register may contains highly abstracted unrecognizable figurative design.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:30
created: August 2, 2005
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