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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished).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


excavation number: UmH145


provenience: Umm al-Hafriyat

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 3.8; diam.: 2.3

material: white stone

date: Early Dynastic (ca. 2600 - 2400 BC)

description:
heavily worn surface; seal scene shows animal combat (bull, lion, and hero or bullman)

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:09
created: March 4, 2005
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