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stone -- sculpture -- human -- female -- standing
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 59.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM19659


excavation number: Kh. IV 240


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 36.7

material: stone (limestone)

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
statue; female, wearing flounced garment leaving one shoulder bare; hands folded; eyes inlaid (shell), standing on flat base; restored from two pieces (right shoulder, upper arm, left hand, and feet are reconstructed)

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:16
created: May 6, 2003
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