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stone -- cylinder seal -- women -- squatting, working


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. 234.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. IV 184


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.1 x 2.1

material: pink stone

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

description:
Four pigtailed women tete-beche squatting on couches. Drill-hole fill.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:08
created: October 14, 2003
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