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glass/frit/faience -- cylinder seal -- winged figure
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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM77259


excavation number: 12N76?


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 1.9 cm, Diam: 1.0 cm

material: frit, glazed

date: Neo Assyrian? (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Glazed frit, cylinder seal, white, unfinished? Whole. Winged human figure facing left toward animal?

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:45
created: February 25, 2006
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