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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 119.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM59205, 55639


excavation number: -


provenience: Nasiriyah

dimension(s) (in cm):
29x21x8 (smaller fragment)

material: alabaster (greenish)

date: Akkadian (ca. 2250 BC)

description:
two fragments of a stela; one showing prisoners of war, naked and bound; other fragent shows soldiers with weapons; one carrying two-handled vessel ('depas')

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:24
created: May 6, 2003
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