| what is new | announcements | public programs
| website information & statistics | copyrights & permissions | comments |

| website navigational aid

Oriental Institute

Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us
View Objects by:

Materials

Principal Object Types

Alphabetical Index of Categories

Iraq Museum Numbers

Provenience / Excavation Numbers

Publication / Source

Selected Categories:


shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bird


shell -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


shell -- cylinder seal -- inscription
more images:
side view



modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Umm al-Hafriyat Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM83054


excavation number: UmH99


provenience: Umm al-Hafriyat

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 1.9 cm, diam: 0.8 cm

material: shell

date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 1900 BC)

description:
Shell cylinder seal. Scene: seated male god facing crane-like bird and standing man; crescent in fielda bove. Two line inscription. One end of the seal was chipped in antiquity.

status: feared to be stolen




Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us




revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:00
created: March 3, 2005
Copyright 2005 Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/objects/394.htm