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


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- human -- male -- standing


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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 49.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM8969


excavation number: Kh. I 351a


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 55.5

material: copper/bronze

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
figure of nude male, long hair, bearded, hands folded, mounted in four-legged pedestal; on head: fixture with three support arms, possibly to hold small vessel

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:11
created: May 6, 2003
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