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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- vessels


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bull / cattle


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- stag


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- ibex


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- ram


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 39.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. VII 94


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.2 x 2.8

material: frit

date: Jemdet Nasr (ca. 3000 - 2800 BC)

description:
Stag, ibex, bull and ram; two stars and spouted base in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:23:06
created: September 29, 2003
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