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stone -- relief -- dairy production


stone -- inlays -- dairy production
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 78b.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM513


excavation number: -


provenience: Tell el-'Ubaid

dimension(s) (in cm):
length: 115; height: 22

material: limestone, bitumen, shell, copper frame

date: (ca. 2400 BC)

description:
friese with inlays; showing scenes of dairy farming (milking; straining milk etc.)

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:19
created: May 6, 2003
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