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stone -- cylinder seal -- banquet


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56499


excavation number: 3N215


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 3.2 cm, Diam: 1.5 cm

material: reddish stone

date: Early Dynastic II - III (ca. 2600 - 2400 BC)

description:
Two registers: banquet scene in upper, probably birds in lower register.

status: stolen




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