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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


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. 489.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18959


excavation number: As. 33:417


provenience: Tell Asmar

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

material: black stone

date: Early Dynastic II -

description:
Human figure with tucked-up kilt holding two bulls (one tailless); two bull-men struggling with two lions; lizard and small lion in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:34
created: April 20, 2004
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