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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- building activities -- ziqqurat


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. 341.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15427


excavation number: Kh. III 949


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
3 x 1.8

material: limestone

date: Early Dynastic (ca. 2900 - 2400 BC)

description:
Building of ziggurat: seated horned god being shown brick by kilted figure; two other kilted figures adding to three storied structure; branch(?) in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:45
created: October 14, 2003
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