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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 65.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM42494


excavation number: Kh. IX 75


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 10; width: 10.3

material: alabaster

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
votive plaque, fragmentary; relief displays seated, long-haired person in flounced garment, wearing a 'horned' cap; left hand holds two objects (maces), right hand a 'feather'-like object

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:18
created: May 6, 2003
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