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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- ram


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- antelope


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. 462.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18964


excavation number: As. 33:270


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.8 x 2.4

material: rock crystal

date: Early Dynastic II -

description:
Ram, bull, antelope, and recumbent animal.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:25
created: March 29, 2004
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