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bronze / copper -- figurine -- animals -- onager


bronze / copper -- figurine -- combat -- chariot


bronze / copper -- figurine -- human -- male -- standing


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- animals -- onager


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- combat -- chariot


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- human -- male -- standing
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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. 59b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM31389


excavation number: Ag. 36:150


provenience: Tell Agrab

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 7.2

material: copper/bronze

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Quadriga consisting of chariot, charioteer, with four onagers; made of cast metal , eyes inlaid (shell in animals, eyes of driver lost)

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:10
created: May 6, 2003
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