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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- animal combat


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- bullman


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


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. 245.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: -


excavation number: Kh. IV 333


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.7 x 2

material: black stone

date: Early Dynastic II -

description:
Two crossed lions attaching bull and bullman(?) with girdle, holding weapon in right hand and in the other a bull which looks back at another bearded man with girdle, who holds spear; dagger in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:11
created: October 14, 2003
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