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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Umm al-Hafriyat Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM83056


excavation number: UmH102


provenience: Umm al-Hafriyat

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 3.1 cm, diam: 1.1 cm

material: white stone

date: Early Dynastic I (ca. 2800 BC)

description:
White stone cylinder seal. Scene: two-horned animals among other, apparently random lines. Surface is worn, material is limestone.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:58
created: March 3, 2005
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