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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: More Sculpture from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 60. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 74b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
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excavation number: Is. 35:48


provenience: Ishchali

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 8

material: Alabaster

date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 BC)

description:
Monkey; face cut for inlays and bottom pierced for mounting. One shell eyeball set in bitumen

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:31
created: January 11, 2005
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