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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- Ea / Enki


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. 580.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14666


excavation number: As. 31:640


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.2 high

material: gray stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Bird-man holding gatepost emblem is brought captive by god to Ea (characterized by streams of water and five dishes) and announced by two-faced attendant Usma.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:02
created: November 16, 2004
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