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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


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. 679.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14684


excavation number: As. 31:278


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.4 high

material: gray stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Badly weathered; man driving ox toward seated horned figure in flounced robe, holding weapon in one hand, the animal's horn in other.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:31
created: January 27, 2005
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